Gregory, Wilton

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Name
Gregory, Wilton Gender: M
born on 7 December 1947
Place Chicago IL, USA, 41n51, 87w39
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
Date w/o time
Rodden Rating X
Collector: Taglilatelo
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Biography

American ecclesiastic; on November 13, 2001, he became the first African-American elected President of The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. For the three years prior, beginning on November 17, 1998, he was Vice President of that organization. Ordained in 1973, he earned a doctorate in sacred liturgy in 1980 from the Pontifical Liturgical Institute in Rome. He became a bishop in 1983, serving for 10 years as auxiliary bishop under the late Cardinal Joseph Bernardin in Chicago. In 1994, he was installed as Bishop of Belleville, IL

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Events

  • Work : New Career 1973 (Ordained a Roman Catholic Priest)
  • Work : Begin Major Project 1983 (Became Bishop)
  • Work : Begin Major Project 1994 (installed as Bishop of Belleville, IL)
  • Work : Gain social status 13 November 2001 (first African-American President of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops)
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Source Notes

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Categories

  • Traits : Body : Race (African-American)
  • Vocation : Religion : Ecclesiastics/ western (Roman Catholic)
  • Notable : Famous : First in Field (first African American President of US Conference of Catholic Bishops)