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Catonsville resident shares pope's visit on social media

Catonsville resident shares pope's visit on social media

Being the beat writer for the Baltimore Orioles and the Baltimore Ravens for the now-defunct Baltimore Examiner newspaper was a pretty big deal for former sportswriter Matt Palmer.

This week, the Catonsville resident's job as the social media coordinator for the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops goes light years beyond professional sports coverage.

Whereas once Palmer described the athletic achievements of elite world-class athletes, his latest gig — helping to share behind-the-scenes images of Pope Francis' visit to the United States with nearly 300,000 combined friends and followers on

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