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Baltimore Basilica

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Baltimore Basilica

Baltimore Basilica

Baltimore Basilica

Only Available in Archive Formats.

One of the most important religious landmarks in America is currently undergoing a much-needed restoration. The Baltimore Cathedral was the first Catholic basilica in the United States. It stood as a monument to religious freedom and an important challenge to the newly-written First Amendment. Guest host Brian Naylor joins Robert Lancelotta, executive vice president of the Baltimore Bacilica's historic trust, for a tour of the cathedral. (For more information, visit www.baltimorebasilica.org.)