Coverage from the Archdiocese of Boston’s Pilgrimage to March for Life Set to Appear on CatholicTV
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WATERTOWN, MA (January 25, 2012) – Coverage from the Archdiocese of Boston’s Pilgrimage to March for Life Set to Appear on the CatholicTV® Network
Coverage of the 480 youth and young adults from the Archdiocese of Boston that joined Cardinal Seán O'Malley for the annual March for Life in Washington, D.C. will appear on the CatholicTV Network. Coverage will be able on the CatholicTV® Network's Weekly News Magazine Show, ClearVoice™ and the network’s nationally broadcasted live talk show; This is the Day.
The March marks the anniversary of the 1973 Supreme Court decision, Roe v. Wade, which legalized abortion in the United States. Groups from 97 dioceses around the country, including the Archdiocese of Boston, and as far away as the Virgin Islands and Australia were represented at the march.
On January 22, 2012 ten buses left the Pastoral Center and transported the young people to the pro-life pilgrimage. Participating youth and young adults experienced daily Mass, daily rosary and chaplet of Divine Mercy. On the morning of January 23, 2012 the day of the march itself, Cardinal O'Malley, O.FM. Capp celebrated Mass with all Boston pilgrims at the Capuchin-run Shrine of the Sacred Heart in Washington. The Cardinal has attended every March for Life at the nation’s capital.
Father Matt Williams, director of the Office for the New Evangelization of Youth and Young Adults for the Archdiocese of Boston took time to speak with the Boston Pilot about the pilgrimage. “We are overjoyed this year at the tremendous response, and as a result of that the tremendous advocacy amongst our parishes and schools to bring young people.”
“The leaders, and the pastors, and the campus ministers have done a phenomenal job in advocating for this march, and helping young people come to be involved in issues like this," he added.
The CatholicTV Network traveled with the Archdiocese of Boston, and will air special footage from the events. Tune in on Thursday, January 26, 2012 at 8 PM to see the events unfold on Clearvoice, or on Friday, January 27, 2012 at 10:30 AM on This is the Day. All events are available online 24 hours a day, 7 days a week on www.CatholicTV.com.
About the CatholicTV® Network:
Founded in 1955, CatholicTV Network is a national broadcast television network streaming a live feed 24 hours a day at CatholicTV.com. Heeding Pope Benedict XVI's call to greater utilize the power of television and new media, the CatholicTV Network features its cable TV station, Catholic web site, mobile apps and widget. Celebrate Mass online; pray The Rosary; enjoy programs on prayer, the saints, the Scriptures and the Catholic Church on America's Catholic Television Network.
ClearVoice is hosted by John Monahan and Christine Caswell, both of whom have years of experience working as news reporters at secular news companies. ClearVoice is a magazine-style news show with interviews of notable Catholics exploring current issues of particular interest to Catholics.
Live twice a week (Tuesdays and Fridays at 10:30 a.m.) Father Robert Reed and Jay Fadden host This is the Day with Kevin Nelson, reporting on Catholic news. The hosts discuss various topics of the week in lively discussions for today’s Catholic.
Watertown, MA, 02472 US
Public Relations Coordinator
The CatholicTV® Network
http://www.catholictv.com/March/For/Life MA, 02471 US
Shannon Muldoon - Public Relations Coordinator,
March for Life, Archdiocese of Boston
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