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EWTN Network to Broadcast Live Ecumenical Celebration of Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and Pope Francis in Jerusalem

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May 20, 2014

NEW YORK – On Sunday, May 25, 2014, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew and Pope Francis will meet at the Church of the Holy Sepulcher to commemorate a meeting in the Holy Land fifty years ago by their revered predecessors, Ecumenical Patriarch Athenagoras and Pope Paul VI.  The historic meeting in 1964 marked the beginning of a new era in the relations between the Churches of Rome and Constantinople, and indirectly between Roman Catholicism and Orthodoxy as a whole. The significance of that event can only be fully appreciated if placed in the context of a millenium dominated by theological estrangement and mutual mistrust between the two great traditions of the Church.

EWTN has confirmed that this Catholic Television Network will broadcast LIVE the Ecumenical Celebration at the Holy Sepulchre on Sunday, May 25, featuring commentaries in English, Spanish, German and French.

The coverage is scheduled to begin on May 25 at 11:55am Eastern Time.  The faithful can follow the events on:





General information on all the ways to access EWTN -

U.S. Direct to Home Satellite Services - Dish Network Channel 26, Direct TV Channel 370

Satellite Information on all EWTN feeds around the world

Web-streams of all EWTN feeds -

EWTN web streams can also be viewed and heard on the EWTN smart phone app.

EWTN Channel Finder for U.S. -

U.S. Radio Affiliates -

U.S. Satellilte Radio - SiriusXM channel 130

Shortwave Radio Frequency Guide -

EWTN page for the Papal Visit to the Holy Land -


Contact: Stavros Papagermanos

Tel.:  (212) 570-3530


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