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Baltimore's Cardinal Keeler eulogized as a 'wise and gentle pastor' at funeral

Baltimore's Cardinal Keeler eulogized as a 'wise and gentle pastor' at funeral

Cardinal William Henry Keeler, the 14th Archbishop of Baltimore, was eulogized as a "wise and gentle pastor" and an "indefatigable, friendly, never tiring man of faith" on Tuesday as hundreds of mourners marked his passing at a mass of Christian burial at the Cathedral of Mary Our Queen in Homeland.

Apostolic Nuncio Christophe Pierre, the Vatican's official representative to the United States, commemorated the cardinal's gentle wisdom in a message from Pope Francis that he read to the estimated 1,400 people in attendance.

During his homily, Cardinal Timothy Dolan, the archbishop of New York and a longtime friend of Keeler's, said that he never failed to...

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