Sept 24, 2007 Cardinal Keeler celebrates last mass as Archbishop
Cardinal William Keeler says it's time to step down. The 76-year-old has served as Cardinal of the Archdiocese of Baltimore since 1994. He says the Sunday service is not his final farewell.
Jul 19, 2007 William Cardinal Keeler
During his 18 year tenure in Baltimore, William Cardinal Keeler is most proud of the $32 million restoration of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
Jun 20, 2007 Brain surgery for Baltimore cardinal called a success
Shortly after undergoing brain surgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore June 18, Cardinal William H. Keeler was cracking jokes with a family member, which officials from the Archdiocese of Baltimore said was a sign the procedure went well.
Oct 24, 2006 Cardinal says his friend seemingly had 'premonition' about crash
Cardinal William Keeler said his late friend, the Rev. Bernard Quinn, "must have had some kind of premonition" about the car accident that took his life during a vacation in Italy because he repeatedly spoke that day about how "he was ready to go to the Lord."
Jun 12, 2006 Cardinal Keeler On Israel
Cardinal William H. Keeler proudly points out the photograph hanging between the set of elevators leading to his seventh-floor offices. It shows Pope John Paul II alone in prayer in front of the Western Wall in Jerusalem, one of the more poignant moments from the pontiff's 2000 visit to the Jewish state.
Dec 04, 2005 Cardinal Seeking Clemency For Convicted Killer
The archbishop of Baltimore, Cardinal William Keeler, makes a rare prison visit to pray with a convicted killer, who is awaiting execution, and tell him Catholic leaders are seeking clemency for him.
Dec 04, 2005 Cardinal seeks clemency for Md. killer
Cardinal William Keeler made a rare prison visit to pray with a convicted killer awaiting execution next week and tell him that Roman Catholic leaders are seeking clemency for him.
Nov 18, 2005 Cardinal asks Jews to forgive church's past anti-Semitism
Though progress has been made in the last 40 years, a continued effort to improve communication between Jews and Christians is needed, Cardinal William Keeler told congregants at Temple Oheb Shalom's Nov. 4 Sabbath service.
Oct 15, 2005 Baltimore Celebrates Cardinal Keeler's Milestone
Baltimore's archbishop, Cardinal William Keeler, has served as a priest for half a century. On Wednesday, he celebrated the milestone during a special Mass downtown at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen.
Jun 11, 2005 Killing embryos not progress
A bill in Congress would offer federal grants to encourage researchers to destroy new human embryos from fertility clinics for their stem cells. By Cardinal William H. Keeler, May 24, 2005.
May 21, 2005 A No-Show over Rudy
William Cardinal Keeler will not attend a Jesuit university commencement because keynote speaker Rudolph Giuliani, a Catholic, supports abortion rights, an official said yesterday.
Mar 21, 2005 Cardinal joins with Florida bishops in statement on Schiavo case
The chairman of the U.S. bishops' Committee on Pro-Life Activities joined with the Florida bishops March 9 in calling for the continuation of any medical treatment or care that could benefit Terri Schindler Schiavo, the brain-damaged Florida woman who has been at the center of a legal battle over removal of the feeding tube that is keeping her alive.
Sept 16, 2004 Other Faiths May be Complementary to or Richer than Our Own
“Not content with tolerance and respect for each others’ differences, inter-religious understanding and dialogue offer the hope of genuine mutual enrichment that can provide us with the resources necessary to overcome the darkness of violence and division,” Baltimore Cardinal William H. Keeler said.
Sept 16, 2004 Statement on Catholic-Jewish Holocaust Scholars Group
Here is the text of a recent statement by American Cardinal William Keeler in the wake of controversy regarding the historians investigating the wartime record of the Vatican. The cardinal is the episcopal moderator for Catholic-Jews relations of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.