In response to an invitation received from Cardinal Dario Castrillon Hoyos, Prefect of the Congregation for the Clergy of the Holy See, Cardinal William H. Keeler, Archbishop of Baltimore, will travel to Rome for special meetings to discuss sexual abuse issues in the United States.
Meetings at the Vatican are scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday, April 23 and 24. Cardinal Keeler expects to return to Baltimore sometime on Thursday, April 25.
No media opportunities are planned prior to his departure.
Point of contact is Ray Kempisty at 410-547-5378.