|USA||MOTHER ANGELICA'S TV NETWORK EXPANDS TO EUROPE|
The Eternal Word Television Network, based in Alabama in the US, has extended the reach its satellite television service to Europe.
EWTN, which now describes itself as a 'global' network, is also available to TV audiences with satellite access, transmits religious documentaries, talk shows, teaching series, news, children's animation, dramas and musical concerts. A daily Mass is telecast live, as are special events such as Pope John Paul II's pastoral visits.
EWTN launched in the United States in 1981 in a garage-turned-television-studio established by Mother Angelica, a Poor Clare Nun of Perpetual Adoration. Aside from TV on various platforms, it offers radio, publishing and Internet services.