WFDD to broadcast commencement address

Radio station WFDD (88.5 FM) will broadcast Wake Forest University¼s entire commencement address by Cardinal Francis Arinze beginning at 7 p.m. on May 17.

Arinze, frequently mentioned as a possible successor to Pope John Paul II, is president of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue, the Vatican¼s office for promoting mutual understanding, respect and collaboration between Catholics and followers of other religions.

Arinze will deliver his address, “The Role of Religion in a World Seeking Harmony,” to an estimated 1,466 undergraduate and graduate students receiving diplomas during the campus ceremony. Including graduates, an estimated 10,000 people will attend commencement, which begins at 9 a.m. on May 17 on University Plaza. Parking passes and tickets are required to enter campus and attend the event. Tickets are reserved for graduates and their guests.

WFDD is a National Public Radio member station located on the Wake Forest campus.

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