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Cardinal Wuerl to deliver Duquesne University commencement address

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Thursday, April 25, 2013, 3:51 p.m.
 

Cardinal Donald Wuerl of the Archdiocese of Washington will deliver the commencement address at Duquesne University on May 3, university officials announced on Thursday.

Nearly 1,590 students will graduate during the ceremony at the A.J. Palumbo Center, which begins at 5 p.m. Cardinal Wuerl will celebrate the Baccalaureate Mass, which begins at 3 p.m. Doors open at 2 p.m.

Wuerl, who served as bishop of the Pittsburgh diocese for 18 years, was named to the College of Cardinals in 2010 by Pope Benedict XVI.

During his time as bishop, he taught theology classes at Duquesne. Known for his teaching ministry, Wuerl is involved nationally and internationally in education, health care and social service organizations.

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