EWTN To Hold Coverage Of World Youth Day 2011
August 8, 2011 at 9:25 AM (PT)
EWTN GLOBAL CATHOLIC NETWORK will air coverage of WORLD YOUTH DAY 2011 (WYD) with POPE BENEDICT XVI live from MADRID, SPAIN from AUGUST 16th to 21st. Coverage of the events will be provided in English and Spanish on EWTN television, EWTN radio and EWTN’s website.
Viewers will also be treated to special events, such as a 90-minute live presentation of “LIFE ON THE ROCK (LOTR) IN MADRID.” LOTR, EWTN’s live call-in show for youth, will broadcast from the PALACIO DE DEPORTES DE LA COMUNIDAD DE MADRID, courtesy of the KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS and the SISTERS OF LIFE. The show will air live in the U.S. at 1p (ET) on WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 16th.
Father MARK MARY CRISTINA and DOUG BARRY, co-hosts of “LIFE ON THE ROCK,” will anchor coverage on EWTN television in English, while PEPE ALONSO, host of NUESTRA FE EN VIVO, will anchor coverage in Spanish on the network’s U.S. Spanish-language channel EWTN ESPANOL and on the network’s international Spanish-language service, EWTN EL CANAL CATOLICO.
In addition, RADIO CATOLICO MUNDIAL, EWTN’s Spanish language radio network, will air a live one-hour program at 9a (ET) MONDAY through SATURDAY from AUGUST 15th to 20th. The program will be hosted by EWTN radio network host JORGE GRANA.
Listings for EWTN television can be found at www.ewtn.com/channelfinder. EWTN radio affiliates can be found at www.ewtn.com/radio/amfm.htm or coverage can be heard on EWTN’s SIRIUS XM satellite radio channel 130.