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Encyclopedia > Theodore Edgar McCarrick
Theodore Edgar Cardinal McCarrick
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Theodore Edgar Cardinal McCarrick

Theodore Edgar Cardinal McCarrick (b. July 7, 1930) was the fifth Cardinal Archbishop of Washington, DC, serving from 2001 to 2006. July 7 is the 188th day of the year (189th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 177 days remaining. ... 1930 (MCMXXX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link is to a full 1930 calendar). ... A cardinal is a senior ecclesiastical official in the Roman Catholic Church, ranking just below the Pope and appointed by him as a member of the College of Cardinals during a consistory. ... In Christianity, an archbishop is an elevated bishop. ... Aerial photo (looking NW) of the Washington Monument and the White House in Washington, DC. Washington, D.C., officially the District of Columbia (also known as D.C.; Washington; the Nations Capital; the District; and, historically, the Federal City) is the capital city and administrative district of the United...

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Education

He attended Catholic elementary school, Fordham Preparatory School, and Fordham University. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from St. Joseph's Seminary in Yonkers, New York, United States, in 1954, and a Master's degree in history from the same institution in 1958. After being ordained to the priesthood by Francis Cardinal Spellman on May 31, 1958 in New York City, McCarrick went on to earn a second Master's degree in social sciences and a doctorate in sociology, both at The Catholic University of America in Washington, DC. As Archbishop of Washington he also served as the Chancellor and remains a member of the Board of Trustees of CUA. Fordham Preparatory School (also known as Fordham Prep, or just The Prep to alums and some students) is a private Jesuit all-boys high school located in the The Bronx, New York City, with an enrollment of approximately 900 students. ... Fordham University is a private, coeducational research university[2] located in and around New York City. ... Yonkers, just north of New York City in Westchester County, is the fourth largest city in the U.S. state of New York, with a population of 196,086 (according to the 2000 census). ... Official language(s) English de facto Capital Albany Largest city New York City Area  Ranked 27th  - Total 54,520 sq mi (141,205 km²)  - Width 285 miles (455 km)  - Length 330 miles (530 km)  - % water 13. ... 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Francis Joseph Cardinal Spellman, (4 May 1889–2 December 1967) was an American prelate, the ninth bishop and sixth archbishop of the Roman Catholic diocese of New York. ... May 31 is the 151st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (152nd in leap years), with 214 days remaining. ... 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Nickname: Big Apple, City that never Sleeps Location in the state of New York Coordinates: Country United States State New York Boroughs Bronx (The Bronx) New York (Manhattan) Queens (Queens) Kings (Brooklyn) Richmond (Staten Island) Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Area    - City 1,214. ... The Catholic University of America (abbreviated CUA), located in Washington, DC, is unique as the national university of the Roman Catholic Church and as the only higher education institution founded by U.S. Roman Catholic bishops. ... A Chancellor is the head of a university. ... As of 2005, the Board of Trustees at The Catholic University of America was composed of: Carl A. Anderson, Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus Richard D. Banziger, B.A. 1981, Managing Director, Salomon Smith Barney Nancy J. Bidwill, owner, Arizona Cardinals Bertha S. Braddock, Alexandria, VA philanthropist Michael...


Episcopacy

He was an auxiliary bishop of New York, the first Bishop of Metuchen, and Archbishop of Newark before becoming Archbishop of Washington. An auxiliary bishop, in the Roman Catholic Church, is an additional bishop assigned to a diocese because the diocesan bishop is unable to perform his functions, the diocese is so extensive that it requires more than one bishop to administer, or the diocese is attached to a royal or imperial... The Roman Catholic Diocese of Metuchen (Latin: Dioecesis Metuchenis) is a Roman Catholic diocese in New Jersey, centered in the borough of Metuchen. ... The Archdiocese of Newark is a Catholic Archdiocese governing the Diocese of Camden, the Diocese of Metuchen, the Diocese of Paterson and the Diocese of Trenton in the state of New Jersey. ... The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Washington is home to the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, dedicated to the patron saint of the United States. ...


He is the Cardinal Priest of the Titulus Ss. Nerei et Achillei. He was one of the cardinal electors who participated in the 2005 papal conclave that selected Pope Benedict XVI. Cardinal Priests are the most numerous of the three orders of Cardinals in the Roman Catholic Church. ... Santi Nereo e Achilleo is a 4th century church in Rome. ... The following were the cardinal electors in the 2005 papal conclave. ... The Papal conclave of 2005 was convoked due to the death of Pope John Paul II on April 2, 2005. ... Papal Arms of Pope Benedict XVI. The papal tiara was replaced with a bishops mitre, and pallium of the Pope was added beneath the coat of arms. ...

Styles of
Theodore Cardinal McCarrick
Reference style His Eminence
Spoken style Your Eminence
Informal style Cardinal
See Washington (emeritus)

He also serves as the chairman of a task force examining the church's relationship with Catholic politicians whose voting records conflict with Church doctrine. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (550x741, 86 KB) Description: Vestments of a cardinal: red cassock, rochet trimmed with lace, red chimere, apostolical cross. ... A style of office, or honorific, is a form of address which by tradition or law precedes a reference to a person who holds a title or post, or to the political office itself. ... Official language(s) None Capital Olympia Largest city Seattle Area  Ranked 18th  - Total 71,342 sq mi (184,824 km²)  - Width 240 miles (385 km)  - Length 360 miles (580 km)  - % water 6. ... Emeritus (IPA pronunciation: or ) is an adjective that is used in the title of a retired professor, bishop or other professional. ...


On May 16, 2006, Pope Benedict XVI accepted the resignation of Cardinal McCarrick as Archbishop of Washington, DC, and appointed Donald Wuerl, Bishop of Pittsburgh, as the 6th Archbishop of Washington, DC. From May 16 until Wuerl's installation one month later on June 22, 2006, McCarrick served as the Apostolic Administrator of the Archdiocese of Washington, an interim post. Papal Arms of Pope Benedict XVI. The papal tiara was replaced with a bishops mitre, and pallium of the Pope was added beneath the coat of arms. ... Donald William Wuerl (1940–) was the 11th Roman Catholic Bishop of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and has been appointed by Pope Benedict XVI as the sixth Archbishop of Washington, DC. Wikinews has news related to: Wuerl appointed Washington, D.C.s new bishop On May 16, 2006, Benedict XVI accepted the resignation... June 22 is the 173rd day of the year (174th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 192 days remaining. ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Episcopal Succession

Episcopal Lineage
Consecrated by: Terence Cardinal Cooke
Date of consecration: June 29, 1977
Consecrator of
Bishop Date of consecration
John Mortimer Smith January 25, 1988
James Thomas McHugh January 25, 1988
Michael Angelo Saltarelli July 30, 1990
Charles James McDonnell March 12, 1994
João José Burke May 25, 1995
Nicholas Anthony DiMarzio October 31, 1996
Paul Gregory Bootkoski September 5, 1997
Vincent DePaul Breen September 8, 1997
Arthur Joseph Serratelli September 8, 2000
Francisco González Valer February 11, 2002
Kevin Joseph Farrell February 11, 2002
Martin David Holley July 2, 2004
Preceded by:
erected
Bishop of Metuchen
19811986
Succeeded by:
Edward Thomas Hughes
Preceded by:
Peter Leo Gerety
Archbishop of Newark
19862000
Succeeded by:
John Joseph Meyers
Preceded by:
James Cardinal Hickey
Archbishop of Washington
20002006
Succeeded by:
Donald Wuerl

The episcopate is the status of a bishop. ... Terence James Cooke, later Terence Cardinal Cooke, (1 March 1921 - 6 October 1983) was the tenth bishop (seventh archbishop) of the Roman Catholic diocese of New York. ... June 29 is the 180th day of the year (181st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 185 days remaining. ... For the album by Ash, see 1977 (album). ... January 25 is the 25th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Bishop James Thomas McHugh (January 3, 1932 – December 10, 2000) was the third bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Rockville Centre in Long Island, New York. ... January 25 is the 25th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... July 30 is the 211th day (212th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 154 days remaining. ... This article is about the year. ... March 12 is the 71st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (72nd in leap years). ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by United Nations. ... May 25 is the 145th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (146th in leap years). ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... October 31 is the 304th day of the year (305th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 61 days remaining. ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... September 5 is the 248th day of the year (249th in leap years). ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... September 8 is the 251st day of the year (252nd in leap years). ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Bishop Arthur Serratelli is the current bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Paterson in northern New Jersey. ... September 8 is the 251st day of the year (252nd in leap years). ... This article is about the year 2000. ... February 11 is the 42nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... February 11 is the 42nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... July 2 is the 183rd day of the year (184th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 182 days remaining. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Roman Catholic Diocese of Metuchen (Latin: Dioecesis Metuchenis) is a Roman Catholic diocese in New Jersey, centered in the borough of Metuchen. ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Archdiocese of Newark is a Catholic Archdiocese governing the Diocese of Camden, the Diocese of Metuchen, the Diocese of Paterson and the Diocese of Trenton in the state of New Jersey. ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... Archbishop John Joseph Myers (b. ... James Aloysius Hickey (October 11, 1920 – October 24, 2004) was a Cardinal for sixteen years and the Roman Catholic Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Washington, DC for twenty years. ... The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Washington is home to the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, dedicated to the patron saint of the United States. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... 2006 (MMVI) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Donald William Wuerl (1940–) was the 11th Roman Catholic Bishop of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and has been appointed by Pope Benedict XVI as the sixth Archbishop of Washington, DC. Wikinews has news related to: Wuerl appointed Washington, D.C.s new bishop On May 16, 2006, Benedict XVI accepted the resignation...

External links

  • Biography from the Washington Archdiocese website.
  • Catholic-Hierarchy.net statistics
  • Retiring Archbishop Gives Farewell Homily Washingtonpost.com, June 19, 2006, by Candace Rondeaux.

 
 

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