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WATERTOWN, MA - On Friday, January 22nd, CatholicTV will air coverage of the Mass for Life and Youth Rally from the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C. Both the Mass and rally are part of the March For Life events. The Youth Rally televised by CatholicTV will feature Matt Maher, Jesse Manibusan, and Steve Angrisano.
The Mass for Life will air at CatholicTV.com and on CatholicTV at 11AM and will be rebroadcast at 8:30PM(all times Eastern). The Youth Rally will air at 4:30PM.
The principal celebrant and homilist at the Mass for Life will be Archbishop Donald Wuerl of the Archdiocese of Washington, D.C. with bishops and priests from around the nation concelebrating. Response to attend the Mass has been overwhelming; as a result there are seven other churches in the area which will also host the people who are in D.C. to participate in the March for Life.
Also on January 22nd, CatholicTV will air a pro-life documentary called "A People of Life" at 3:30PM. “A People of Life” explores what it means to be pro-life and looks at the pro-life issues: abortion, euthanasia and stem-cell research in both the U.S. and Canada, and focuses on the work done by the Knights of Columbus in these areas. “A People of Life” includes interviews with Supreme Knight, Carl Anderson; March for Life Founder, Nellie Gray; Project Rachel Founder, Vicki Thorn, Congressman Bart Stupak, and President of Life-Athletes, Chris Godfrey, among others.
On January 19th, Fr. Frank Pavone will be featured in an interview on the CatholicTV talk show “This is the Day”. This will air at 10:30AM and will be rebroadcast at 8PM. Fr. Pavone is the founder and National Director of Priests For Life.
More information about the CatholicTV talk show “This is the Day” can be found at http://www.CatholicTV.com/shows/default.aspx?SeriesID=72