Broadcast details of the Papal ceremonies for Christmas 2011 and World Day of Peace 2012

The Pontifical Council for Social Communications has published the following broadcasting arrangements
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The Pontifical Council for Social Communications has published the following broadcasting arrangements regarding the Papal ceremonies for Christmas 2011 and World Day of Peace 2012:

 

Date

Scheduled Time - Rome Time

Broadcast

Saturday, 24 December 2011

Christmas Eve

 

Sunday, 25 December 2011

 

 

Sunday, 1 January 2012

New Year’s Day Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God

22.00 – 24.00

 

 

12:00 to 12:45

 

 

10:00 to 11:45

Midnight Mass presided over by Pope Benedict XVI in Saint Peter’s Basilica

 

Christmas Message and Blessing “Urbi et Orbi” of Pope Benedict XVI from Saint Peter’s Square

 

Mass presided over by Pope Benedict XVI in Saint Peter’s Basilica on the occasion of the 45th World Day of Peace

 

 

 

SatelliteDistribution

 

EurovisionWorld Feed -free worldwide access for all broadcasters

Africa: Atlantic Bird 3 @ 355°E

Americas: NSS806 @ 319.5°E

USDomestic: Galaxy 17@ 91°W (only for 24-25/12)

Asia: Asiasat 5 @ 100.5°E

Europe: Eutelsat W3A @ 7°E

 

VaticanTelevision Center (CTV)

Americas: Telstar 12 @ 15° W

Europe: Eutelsat Hotbird 8 @ 13° E

 

Television commentaries from the Vatican in English, Spanish and French will be offered on the satellite audio channels. Commentary in other languages, yet to be determined, will be available via ISDN from Vatican Radio. Distribution by ISDNis limited and may be requested from the International Relations Office ofVatican Radio (relint@vatiradio.va)which will provide them on a first come, first served basis. Further details will be posted when available on www.pccs.it/tj/telecasts.htm. Broadcasters unable to receive satellite audio signals can use telephone circuits with the Vatican by contacting : Mr Joseph Soureal (Telecom ItaliaSparkle), email: joussef.soureal@telecomitalia.it. Details concerning the various satellites and frequencies will be posted on the Pontifical Council for Social Communications’ website www.pccs.it/tj/telecasts.htm, in addition to texts and background information for television producers and commentators. For those unable to receive the broadcasts through the above service providers, alternative satellite reception possibilities can be explored (send email to: telecast@pccs.va).

 

Contacts

EurovisionWorld Feed Desk (Sara Alonso)

Tel: +41 22717 2822; fax: +41 22 747 4822; email: worldfeed@eurovision.net

Web: www.eurovision.net/wf/worldfeeds.php 

 

Televisioncommentary positions available in Vatican City:

RAI Eurovision (Lucia Colafrancesco)

Tel: +39 063317-1151 / 52; fax: +39 06 3317-0053; email: newsprod@rai.it

 

Televisioncommentary in other languages from Vatican Radio:

International Relations Office, Vatican Radio

Tel: +39 06698 83945; email: relint@vatiradio.va

 

TelephoneLines and Service:

Telecom Italia Sparkle (Joseph Soureal)

Tel. +39 065274-4067; fax +39 06 5274-4413; email: youssef.soureal@telecomitalia.it;

 

Allother inquiries:

Pontifical Council for Social Communications (Thaddeus Jones)

Tel: +39 06698 91810; fax: +39 06 698 91840; email: telecast@pccs.va;web: www.pccs.it/tj/telecasts.htm.

 

Further information:

Catholic Communications Office, Maynooth: Martin Long 00353 (0) 86 172 7678 and Brenda Drumm 00353 (0) 87 310 4444

                                   

                                                                  

 

 

 

 

 

 



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