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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Washington

USA USA

Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese

Area: 5,447 km²

Population: 630,823 Catholics (22.0% of 2,867,377 total) (2014)

Suffragan Sees: Saint Thomas

Neighbouring Dioceses: Arlington (↙), Baltimore (↑), Wilmington (→)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: Mary Mother of God (January 1)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: November 14

Statistics: 139 parishes, 1 mission, 811 priests (406 diocesan, 405 religious), 265 deacons, 1,149 lay religious (660 brothers, 489 sisters), 76 seminarians (2014)

Address: Archdiocesan Pastoral Center, 5001 Eastern Ave., Hyattsville, MD 20782, USA

Phone: +1 (301) 853-4520

Websites: LinkTwitter Feed

History

Papal Visits


Special Churches

All Churches (161)

Arlington (↙), Baltimore (↑), Wilmington (→)

Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2006.05.16 – ...):Cardinal Donald William Wuerl (76)Cardinal Donald William Wuerl (76)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Pietro in Vincoli

Auxiliary Bishop (2008.11.18 – ...):Bishop Barry C. Knestout (54)Bishop Barry C. Knestout (54)

Titular Bishop of Leavenworth

Auxiliary Bishop (2015.03.20 – ...):Bishop Mario Eduardo Dorsonville-Rodríguez (56)Bishop Mario Eduardo Dorsonville-Rodríguez (56)

Titular Bishop of Kearney

Auxiliary Bishop (2017.03.08 – ...):Bishop Roy Edward Campbell (69)Bishop Roy Edward Campbell (69)

Titular Bishop of Ucres

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Washington (Roman Rite)

Twitter FeedCardinal Donald William Wuerl (76)Cardinal Donald William Wuerl (76)Permalink
(2006.05.16 – ...)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Pietro in Vincoli
Metropolitan Archbishop of Washington (USA)

Thy kingdom come

Born:1940.11.12 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1966.12.17
Consecrated Bishop:1986.01.06
Created Cardinal:2010.11.20

Auxiliary Bishop of Seattle (USA) (1985.11.30 – 1987.05.26)

Titular Bishop of Rosemarkie (1985.11.30 – 1988.02.11)

Bishop of Pittsburgh (USA) (1988.02.11 – 2006.05.16)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Washington (USA) (2006.05.16 – ...)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Pietro in Vincoli (2010.11.20 [2011.05.08] – ...)

Cardinal Theodore Edgar McCarrick (86)Cardinal Theodore Edgar McCarrick (86)Permalink
(2000.11.21 – 2006.05.16)

Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Nereo ed Achilleo
Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Washington (USA)

Come Lord Jesus

Born:1930.07.07 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1958.05.31
Consecrated Bishop:1977.06.29
Created Cardinal:2001.02.21

Titular Bishop of Rusibisir (1977.05.24 – 1981.11.19)

Auxiliary Bishop of New York (USA) (1977.05.24 – 1981.11.19)

Bishop of Metuchen (USA) (1981.11.19 – 1986.05.30)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Newark (USA) (1986.05.30 – 2000.11.21)

Ecclesiastical Superior of Turks and Caicos Islands (Turks and Caicos Islands) (1998.10.17 – 2000.11.21)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Washington (USA) (2000.11.21 – 2006.05.16)

Cardinal-Priest of Ss. Nereo ed Achilleo (2001.02.21 [2001.06.28] – ...)

Cardinal James Aloysius HickeyPermalink
(1980.06.17 – 2000.11.21)

Veritatem in caritate

Born:1920.10.11 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1946.06.15
Consecrated Bishop:1967.04.14
Created Cardinal:1988.06.28
Died:2004.10.24 († 84)

Auxiliary Bishop of Saginaw (USA) (1967.02.18 – 1969.03.01)

Titular Bishop of Taraqua (1967.02.18 – 1974.06.05)

Rector of Pontifical North American College (1969.03.01 – 1974.06.05)

Bishop of Cleveland (USA) (1974.06.05 – 1980.06.17)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Washington (USA) (1980.06.17 – 2000.11.21)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria Madre del Redentore a Tor Bella Monaca (1988.06.28 – 2004.10.24)

Cardinal William Wakefield BaumPermalink
(1973.03.05 – 1980.03.18)

Ministerium reconciliationis

Born:1926.11.21 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1951.05.12
Consecrated Bishop:1970.04.06
Created Cardinal:1976.05.24
Died:2015.07.23 († 88)

Bishop of Springfield–Cape Girardeau (USA) (1970.02.18 – 1973.03.05)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Washington (USA) (1973.03.05 – 1980.03.18)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Croce in Via Flaminia (1976.05.24 – 2015.07.23)

Prefect of Congregation for Catholic Education (for Seminaries and Educational Institutions) (1980.01.15 – 1990.04.06)

Major Penitentiary of Apostolic Penitentiary (1990.04.06 – 2001.11.22)

Cardinal Patrick Aloysius O’BoylePermalink
(1965.10.12 – 1973.03.03)

State in fide

Born:1896.07.18 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1921.05.21
Consecrated Bishop:1948.01.14
Created Cardinal:1967.06.26
Died:1987.08.10 († 91)

Archbishop of Washington (USA) (1947.11.27 – 1965.10.12)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Washington (USA) (1965.10.12 – 1973.03.03)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Nicola in Carcere pro hac vice Title (1967.06.29 – 1987.08.10)

Archbishops of Washington (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Patrick Aloysius O’Boyle (later Cardinal)Permalink
(1947.11.27 – 1965.10.12)

(see above)

Former Prelates


as of 2017.05.18

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