Irondale, AL (PRWEB) February 10, 2016 -- Turn to EWTN Global Catholic Network Feb. 12-18 for complete coverage of Pope Francis' visit to Mexico, as well as his stopover in Cuba Feb. 12 to meet with Patriarch Kirill of Moscow.
EWTN’s coverage begins 2 p.m. ET, Friday, Feb. 12 with the Pope’s arrival in Cuba. Stay tuned as His Holiness and the Patriarch make history by signing a joint declaration at 4 p.m. ET. The Pontiff will then continue on to Mexico where his schedule is, as always, jam-packed.
From the spectacular waterfalls, lagoons, and jungles of Mexico’s Chiapas region, where the Pope will visit with its indigenous peoples, to the miraculous image of Our Lady of Guadalupe in the Basilica of Guadalupe, where the Pope has asked for private time to pray, EWTN will be there over the following week with expert analysis and commentary. (For a complete schedule of events and times, which will be updated frequently, please visit http://www.ewtn.com/mexico2016.)
Look for Managing Editor and Lead Anchor Raymond Arroyo, host of EWTN’s popular news show “The World Over,” and Fr. Roberto Cid, General Director of Radio Paz in Miami, to anchor the Network’s English-language coverage. (Find EWTN at http://www.ewtn.com/channelfinder.) In addition, Susanna Pinto and Mark Irons of “EWTN News Nightly” will provide on-the-ground coverage for ENN’s daily newscasts.
EWTN Global Catholic Radio will also carry the papal Masses via AM & FM radio networks transmitted through SIRIUS/XM, iHeart Radio, and over 500 Catholic domestic and international radio affiliates.
For commentary in Spanish, count on EWTN Español – with Anchors Pepe Alonso, host of Nuestra Fe En Vivo, and Catholic News Agency/ACI Prensa Executive Director Alejandro Bermúdez – for complete television coverage. EWTN’s Radio Católica Mundial will broadcast the same coverage via its radio affiliates.
In addition to meeting with young people, prisoners, and religious and civil authorities, the Pope is also planning to visit the border town of Ciudad Juárez before departing for Rome. The Pope is expected to make news wherever he goes – and, as always, EWTN will be there to cover it.
EWTN Global Catholic Network, in its 35th year, is the largest religious media network in the world. EWTN’s 11 networks broadcast the Gospel message in multiple languages 24 hours a day, seven days a week to over 264 million television households in more than 145 countries and territories. Properties include direct broadcast satellite television and radio services; AM & FM radio networks transmitted through SIRIUS/XM, iHeart Radio, and over 500 Catholic domestic and international radio affiliates; a worldwide shortwave radio station; the largest Catholic website in the U.S.; electronic and print news services, including “The National Catholic Register” newspaper, and two global wire services; as well as a publishing arm.
Michelle Laque Johnson, EWTN Global Catholic Network, http://www.ewtn.com, +1 205-795-5769, [email protected]