Funeral held for Cardinal William Keeler in Baltimore

BALTIMORE (AP) - Funeral services were held on Tuesday for Cardinal William Keeler, who headed Archdiocese of Baltimore for 18 years.

Keeler retired in 2007 as the head of the archdiocese, the oldest Roman Catholic diocese in the U.S. He died Thursday at age 86.

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Keeler's body will lie in repose at Baltimore's Basilica of the National Shrine of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary on Tuesday morning. A funeral Mass held Tuesday afternoon.

Archbishop William Lori of Baltimore celebrated the Mass and Cardinal Timothy Dolan, the archbishop of New York, gave the homily.

 

 

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