EWTN to Air Installation of Philadelphia Archbishop Charles J. Chaput Live from the Cathedral Basilica of SS. Peter & Paul

Irondale, Alabama, UNITED STATES

Irondale, Alabama, Aug. 19, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- EWTN will air the Mass of Installation of The Most Reverend Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap., as the ninth archbishop of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, live from the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul in Philadelphia beginning at 2 p.m. (Eastern) on Thursday, Sept. 8. The live event can be seen on EWTN and EWTN Español, heard on the EWTN Global Catholic Radio Network, and will be streamed live on EWTN’s website at www.ewtn.com.

"EWTN is especially happy to be able to carry the installation of Archbishop Chaput," said EWTN President and Chief Executive Officer Michael P. Warsaw. "The Archbishop has long been a friend and supporter of our work, having now served for over 15 years as a member of EWTN’s Board. This is indeed a very special moment in the history of the Church in America and we are grateful to be able to allow our audience to share in it."

Archbishop Chaput has appeared on a number of EWTN television and radio programs over the years including "The World Over," "EWTN Bookmark" (where he discussed his books, "Render Unto Caesar" and "Living the Catholic Faith"), "Ecclessial Movements" (where he discussed the Neocatechumenal Way, the Community of the Beatitudes, Communion and Liberation and other ecclesial movements in the Archdiocese of Denver); "Mother Angelica Live" and many others. All of these are available from EWTN Religious Catalogue, www.ewtnreligiouscatalogue.com. The Archbishop has also been a frequent contributor to EWTN’s National Catholic Register newspaper.

Find EWTN television at www.ewtn.com/channelfinder, EWTN radio affiliates at http://www.ewtn.com/radio/amfm.htm or listen on EWTN’s Sirius Satellite Radio Channel #130.

EWTN Global Catholic Network, in its 30th year, is available in over 160 million television households in more than 140 countries and territories. With its direct broadcast satellite television and radio services, AM & FM radio networks, worldwide short-wave radio station, Internet website www.ewtn.com, electronic and print news services, and publishing arm, EWTN is the largest religious media network in the world.


Editor’s Note: EWTN President & CEO Michael P. Warsaw, who has worked with Archbishop Chaput for more than 15 years, is available for interviews about Philadelphia’s new archbishop.



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