EWTN GLOBAL CATHOLIC NETWORK ADDED TO SIRIUS CANADA SATELLITE RADIO SERVICE
Irondale, AL (EWTN) – SIRIUS CANADA has included EWTN Global Catholic Radio Network’s English and Spanish Radio programming services in its channel lineup. EWTN’s English language programming can be heard 24-hours-a- day in all Canadian provinces on channel 160. EWTN’s Hispanic Radio service, "Radio Católica Mundial" is available on channel 180. EWTN’s English and Spanish language programming services have been carried by SIRIUS in the U.S. since January 2004.
Michael P. Warsaw, EWTN’s President, said, "Long ago, our Foundress, Mother Angelica, recognized the importance of radio as a medium for carrying out EWTN’s mission of Evangelization. EWTN has been pleased to be part of the growth of community-based Catholic radio in the U.S. and around the globe." Warsaw continued, "We are delighted to be the first Catholic programmer to be included in a U.S. satellite radio service, and now the first on a Canadian satellite radio service. This new digital technology enables Canadians to have full access to EWTN’s radio programming, the only 100% Catholic radio channel available in the country."
EWTN Global Catholic Network, in its 25th year, is available in more than 118 million television households in 127 countries and territories. And with its worldwide short-wave radio station, its direct broadcast satellite service, its satellite delivered AM & FM radio network, its Internet website (www.ewtn.com) and its publishing arm, EWTN is the largest religious media network in the world.