Washington Archbishop Wilton Gregory made his first visit to St. Luke Catholic Church in the nation's capital on Oct. 24, 2020, for a Mass celebrating the parish's 63rd anniversary. On the next morning, Pope Francis made the surprise announcement that Archbishop Gregory was one of 13 new cardinals from around the world that he would be elevating to the College of Cardinals at a Nov. 28 consistory in Rome. (CS photos/Mihoko Owada)

At the Mass at St. Luke's, the pastor there, Josephite Father Cornelius Ejiogu, welcomed Archbishop Gregory and noted that the diverse parish included Catholics from Nigeria and Cameroon. (CS photo/Mihoko Owada)
In his homily, Archbishop Gregory emphasized that love of God and love of neighbor are paramount for Catholics living their faith in today's world.  (CS photo/Mihoko Owada)
After Communion and before the final blessing, St. Luke's Parish presented Archbishop Gregory with a statuette showing Jesus washing the feet of His disciple, symbolizing the call for the faithful to reach out to those in need with Christ's love and charity. (CS photos/Mihoko Owada)

(CS photos/Mihoko Owada)