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The CatholicTV Network Presents "Chiara Luce"

7/9/2013 - 5:43 AM PST

Catholic PRWire

WATERTOWN, MA (July 9, 2013) - The CatholicTV Network will air "Chiara Luce', a documentary that shows the story of an Italian teenager who died at the age of 18 after battling bone cancer.

"Chiara Luce" tells the story of Blessed Chiara Badano from her childhood to her beatification in 2010. It features interviews with her parents, friends, doctors, and the family of the young man who was miraculously healed through her intercession. "Chiara Luce" was filmed on location in Italy. To learn more about the life of Chiara Luce Badano visit:

Blessed Chiara Luce Badano is one of the Intercessors of World Youth Day 2013. World Youth Day (WYD) is a worldwide encounter with the Pope which is typically celebrated every few years in a different country. This year WYD is in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. For more information on World Youth Day visit:

WYD is open to all young people and is an opportunity to experience in first person the universality of the Church; to share with the whole world the hope of many young people who want to commit themselves to Christ and others. During the week of World Youth Day, there will be a complete cultural agenda in addition to the events with the Pope.

The CatholicTV Network will provide updates throughout this historic week on CatholicTV and User generated content from WYD can be submitted to CatholicTV using #CTVWYD13 on Instagram, Twitter and YouTube.

The CatholicTV Network's World Youth 2013 Broadcast Schedule:

Monday, July 22: Pope Francis' Arrival in Brazil LIVE 3 pm (rebroadcast 9 pm)
Tuesday, July 23: Opening Mass LIVE at 5 pm (rebroadcast midnight)
Wednesday, July 24: Mass with Pope Francis at noon (rebroadcast 8 pm)
Thursday, July 25: Papal Welcoming Ceremony LIVE at 5 pm (rebroadcast midnight)
Friday, July 26: Angelus Domini LIVE at 11 am; Way of the Cross at 5 pm (rebroadcast midnight)
Saturday, July 27: Prayer Vigil LIVE at 7:30 pm(rebroadcast midnight)
Sunday, July 28: Closing Mass at 11 am (rebroadcast midnight)

*The CatholicTV Network will air live desk coverage a half hour before events July 25-July27

Chiara Luce will air on July 8 at 10:30PM, July 10 at 7:30AM and July 13 at 3:30AM ET.

About The CatholicTV Network:

Founded in 1955, CatholicTV Network is a national broadcast television network streaming a live feed 24 hours a day at 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.

Shannon Muldoon
Public Relations Coordinator


The CatholicTV Network   MA, 02471 US
Shannon Muldoon - Public Relations Coordinator, 


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