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Police gathered in Downtown D.C. Tuesday for an annual mass to celebrate the lives of law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty. Cardinal Donald Wuerl reflected on the bravery of first responders who ran to help after two bombs exploded at the Boston Marathon.
The Washington Archdiocese will celebrate the selection of a new pope with a Mass of Thanksgiving Wednesday evening.
Pope Francis is a pontiff of firsts. He is the first Francis and the first Jesuit pope. But he is also the first pope from the Americas and Cardinal Donald Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington, says the symbolism of that global choice makes his selection historic.