Keeler, William
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His Eminence William Cardinal Keeler was elected to the College of Cardinals by Pope John Paul II on November 26, 1994. He was appointed Archbishop of Baltimore by Pope John Paul II on April 11, 1989 and was formally installed as 14th Archbishop of the nation's oldest See on May 23 in ceremonies at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen. Since coming to Baltimore one of Cardinal Keeler's priorities has been the strengthening of the Catholic school system and a vigilant leader of the pro–life movement.




Debate needs dose of reality, morality

People in our time are understandably dazzled by advances in science and technology. But this makes it all the more important to step back at times and ask whether the latest "advance" isn't really a step backward for humanity.

Date posted: 2004-02-27

Pastoral Statement: Marriage, Sexuality and Chastity

The purpose of this pastoral statement on marriage, sexuality and chastity is threefold. First, it is offered to assist pastors in presenting a positive and wholesome Catholic vision of sexuality to their people. Second, it is written to articulate and encourage a convincing case for the value of chastity. And third, it is meant to address practical pastoral issues which point up the need for a positive and realistic sexual teaching.

Date posted: 2003-05-10

The Complex Challenges of New Technologies

The most complex challenges facing us as Christians are posed by our new technologies affecting the creation, manipulation and preservation of human life. Yet nowhere is it more urgently necessary to bring Christ's presence and teaching to our modern world. Without careful discernment in the light of Christ, we risk falling into either of two extremes -- either distrusting all these new technologies as unwarranted interventions in God's created order or welcoming them all as signs of progress despite the very real threats some of them pose to human life and human dignity.

Date posted: 2001-12-31

Human Cloning

The sanctity and dignity of human life is a cornerstone of Catholic moral reflection and social teaching. We believe a society can be judged by the respect it shows for human life, especially in its most vulnerable stages and conditions.

Date posted: 2001-12-30