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Archbishop of the U.S. Military Services To Appear in Television Interview On Live CatholicTV Talk Show

May 21, 2010
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

BOSTON- On May 28th, Archbishop Timothy Broglio will be interviewed on the live CatholicTV talk show “This is the Day”. As Archbishop of the U.S. Military Services, Archbishop Broglio, along with several auxiliary bishops, oversees Catholic priests serving as military chaplains throughout the world.

This is the Day airs live at 10:30AM ET at CatholicTV.com and on CatholicTV. The show is rebroadcast at 7:30PM.

Archbishop Broglio is in charge of the spiritual, pastoral and sacramental care of the 375,000 Catholic active-duty U.S. military personnel and their 800,000 family members; 200,000 Catholics in the Reserves and National Guard; 30,000 Catholic patients in 172 Veterans Affairs hospitals; and 66,000 Catholics in government service overseas in 134 countries.

Pope Benedict XVI named Broglio head of the Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA on November 19, 2007. The Archbishop was formally installed on January 25, 2008, at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. Besides his native English, he is fluent in Italian, Spanish, and French

The Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA, was established by Pope John Paul II in 1985 and incorporated under the laws of the State of Maryland that same year.

Episodes of This is the Day are posted on the site’s archives starting the same night of the broadcast day. All videos at the website are viewable in full-screen. Paste this URL into your browser in order to access the “This is the Day” video archives. http://www.CatholicTV.com/shows/default.aspx?seriesID=72

CatholicTV broadcasts across the US on Sky Angel channel 142, and selected cable outlets in New England and in Chattanooga (TN) where CatholicTV is available on FiTV channel 153. To find out where to watch CatholicTV visit: http://www.CatholicTV.com/schedule/where-to-watch.aspx

CatholicTV is a nationally-broadcasted 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.

“This is the Day” can also be seen on demand at www.CatholicTV.com or downloaded via iTunes.com.and SQPN.com  The hosts, Director of CatholicTV, Father Robert Reed, and General Manager, Jay Fadden  discuss various topics of the week and respond to viewer mail (you may email the show at thisistheday@CatholicTV.com)

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