||EWTN ANNOUNCES LIVE
COVERAGE OF 2ND WORLD
MEETING OF THE HOLY FATHER WITH FAMILIES
Eternal Word Television Network will provide LIVE Spanish coverage of the Second World Meeting of the Holy Father with Families on October 4-5, 1997 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Commentary will be provided by hosts Gustavo Bujanda, EWTNs Director of Latin America and Father Juan Diaz, from Toledo, Spain.
EWTNs coverage will include:
The Festive Meeting at Maracaná Stadium is the first of two appearances of the Holy Father with families from around the world. Families representing many regions of the world include: Mexico, Argentina, Australia, Japan, and Spain will symbolize the value and commitment of the family and the gift of life. Gianna-Emanuela and Laura Molla from Italy will remember their mother, Gianna who the Holy Father beatified in 1994. Blessed Gianna offered her life for the life of her child, Gianna-Emanuela during childbirth in April, 1962. Other presentations will include Italian musicians Al Bano and Romina, South Africas musical legend, Miriam Makeba, who has previously performed for the Holy Father and is known throughout Europe with repeated tours in Italy, France, Germany, Austria, Germany and the United Kingdom. LIVE Saturday, October 4th at 21:00-01:30; Encores Sunday, October 5th at 03:00-07:30 and 07:30-12:00. (All Times CET)
The Eucharist Celebration in the Aterro do Flamengo with Pope John Paul II celebrating Holy Mass is the concluding event for the 2nd World Meeting of the Holy Father with Families. During the Mass, the choir will consist of young people from parishes and schools in the Archdiocese of Rio. Couples will renew their marriage vows ensuring the sanctity of the Sacrament of Marriage. Many families from around the globe will participate in this final celebration to exemplify the sacredness of life and the family. An estimated 2 million people are expected to be in attendance. LIVE Sunday, October 5th at 12Noon-17:00, Encores Monday, October 6th at 07:30-12:30. (All Times CET)
EWTN is the worlds largest religious cable network reaching over 54 million homes in 38 countries and territories including Europe, Central and South America, North America and the Pacific Rim.
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