1994: Cardinal William Keeler

The Sun names William H. Keeler Marylander of the year when he was elevated to cardinal by Pope John Paul II, a position that reaffirmed Baltimore's importance as the seat of American Catholicism. "For leadership in interfaith dialogue, for strengthening the Archdiocese of Baltimore and for restoring Baltimore's prominence in the Church to what history (but no longer size) requires, Cardinal William H. Keeler is The Baltimore Sun's Marylander of the Year. He has been a preeminent force for good will and understanding since becoming a Marylander five years ago."

( ALGERINA PERNA, / November 23, 1994 )

The Sun names William H. Keeler Marylander of the year when he was elevated to cardinal by Pope John Paul II, a position that reaffirmed Baltimore's importance as the seat of American Catholicism. "For leadership in interfaith dialogue, for strengthening the Archdiocese of Baltimore and for restoring Baltimore's prominence in the Church to what history (but no longer size) requires, Cardinal William H. Keeler is The Baltimore Sun's Marylander of the Year. He has been a preeminent force for good will and understanding since becoming a Marylander five years ago."

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