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Pope Francis names Washington Archbishop Wilton Gregory first African American cardinal

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Wilton Gregory is first African American CardinalPope Francis on Sunday named the archbishop of Washington, Wilton Gregory, a cardinal, making him the first African American to hold the position in the Catholic church's highest governing body.

The advancement of Archbishop Gregory comes after calls for racial justice have increased, shifting the focus and conversation about race in the U.S.

"By naming Archbishop Wilton Gregory as a Cardinal, Pope Francis is sending a powerful message of hope and inclusion to the Church in the United States," Archbishop José H. Gomez, the president of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, said in a statement.

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