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July 18, 2007

Cardinal Rigali To Be Greeted by Members of Igbo Catholic Community
At Philadelphia International Airport

Cardinal Justin Rigali, Archbishop of Philadelphia, will be greeted by members of the Igbo (ee-boh) Catholic Community who will honor him with a brief ceremony for his visit to Onitsha, Nigeria. Cardinal Rigali was in Onitsha ordaining 10 priests in the Onitsha Archdiocese.

Led by Father Peter Ekwenze the group will express appreciation to Cardinal Rigali for his goodwill in visiting their homeland. They will welcome the Cardinal home with a banner from their native Nigeria.

British Airways Flight 67 scheduled to arrive at 2:30 p.m.
International Arrival Hall - 3rd Level of Terminal A West
Thursday, July 19, 2007
Philadelphia International Airport
8000 Essington Avenue

This was the second time that Cardinal Rigali visited Onitsha, his first visit was in 1982 when he accompanied Pope John Paul II.

Editor's Note: Donna Farrrell will be present at Philadelphia International Airport - International Arrival Hall.

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Donna Farrell
Director of Communications

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