FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 17, 2008
HIS EMINENCE EDWARD CARDINAL EGAN APPOINTED BY POPE BENEDICT XVI TO CELEBRATE THE FUNERAL MASS FOR HIS EMINENCE AVERY CARDINAL DULLES
At 10:00 tomorrow morning December 18, the body of His Eminence, Avery Cardinal Dulles will be received at Saint Patrick’s Cathedral by His Eminence, Edward Cardinal Egan, Archbishop of New York. The body will be brought to the Lady Chapel of the Cathedral were Cardinal Egan will conduct a service.
At 2:00 in the afternoon Cardinal Egan will celebrate the funeral Mass and deliver the homily at the request of His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI. Cardinals, Archbishops, Bishops, Abbots, Provincials, and Priests will concelebrate the Mass with Cardinal Egan.