EWTN ANNOUNCES LIVE COVERAGE OF THE 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. The overall theme will be "The Family, Gift and Commitment, Hope for Humanity." Commentary will be provided by hosts Gustavo Bujanda, EWTN’s Director of Latin America and Father Juan Diaz, from Toledo, Spain.

EWTN’s 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 many popular musician throughout Latin America including the Brazilian Symphony Orchestra, Fafá de Belém and Roberto Carlos from Brazil, Lucero Hogaza Leňn y Mariachi from Mexico, and 1,500 of Rio’s children in a joyous and unprecedented grand choreography. LIVE Saturday, October 4th at 15:00-19:30; Encores 21:30-01:30 and Sunday, October 5th at 01:30-06:00. (All Times Miami)

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 06:00-11:00, Encores 11:00-16:00; 19:00-23:30 and Monday, October 6th at 01:30-06:30. (All Times Miami)

EWTN is also providing LIVE Spanish coverage through its Radio service which includes short-wave and AM/FM.

EWTN is the world’s largest religious cable network reaching over 54 million homes in 38 countries and territories including Central and South America, Europe, North America and the Pacific Rim.

   

 

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