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Cardinal receives Boy Scouts’ highest award

April 15, 2013

The Boy Scouts of America has presented its Silver Buffalo Award to Cardinal William Keeler, who served as Bishop of Harrisburg from 1983 to 1989 and as Archbishop of Baltimore from 1989 to 2007.

“The Silver Buffalo Award for distinguished service to youth is awarded to those persons who give noteworthy and extraordinary service to youth,” according to the Boy Scouts of America. “This award is Scouting's highest commendation of the invaluable contributions that outstanding Americans make to youth.”


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