Friday, May 20, 2005

Cardinal William Keeler - Diocese of Baltimore, MD

BALTIMORE - Cardinal William Keeler will not attend a Jesuit university commencement because keynote speaker Rudolph Giuliani, a Catholic, supports abortion rights, an official said Wednesday.

Giuliani, the Republican former New York City mayor mentioned as a possible candidate for president in 2008, is expected to award some 1,600 degrees and certificates at Friday's commencement at Loyola College of Maryland.

He also is to receive an honorary degree. . . .READ MORE

Source: Md. cardinal to boycott Giuliani speech Associated Press. May 18, 2005.