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April 17th, 2008

Busted Halo’s® Papal Tour

Covering Pope Benedict's visit to the United States

 
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Thursday April 17, 2008
Breaking News: Pope meets with sexual abuse victims
In a move that could truly be described as a breakthrough after more than six years of crisis for the church in the United States and decades of agony for victims, Pope Benedict XVI this afternoon met with several victims of clergy abusers.
[more on this important event from journalist and longtime friend of BustedHalo, David Gibson's Beliefnet blog]


Wednesday April 16, 2008
"Thank you, Your Holiness. Awesome speech."
Hey! Whatever happened to the Presidential high five?


On Thursday, Fr. Dave Dwyer, host of the BustedHalo Show on Sirius Satellite Radio, broadcasted live from Washington, DC on this week’s Busted Halo® Podcast. Fr. Dave will also feature on the ground coverage in both Washington, DC and New York on the BustedHalo® Show throughout the papal visit on Sirius Satellite Radio.

See Fr. Dave and the crew of Sirius’ Busted Halo® show on CNN [Click here]

Our Coverage Includes:

The Busted Halo® Cast: Our weekly podcast hosted by Paulist Father Dave Dwyer, CSP, Managing Editor Mike Hayes and Development Coordinator Jill Damatac answers papal questions this week with Fr. Dave coming to us live from the nation’s capital.  [Listen Here]

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Fr. Dave with Matt Lauer and Tim Russert from NBC’s Today Show

The Busted Halo® Show will be broadcasting live from various stops on the Pope’s itinerary.  Busted Halo® Director Fr. Dave Dwyer, will also be weighing in on the Pope’s visit on NBC and CNN.

Additional Sirius Coverage
Sirius has also added two extra temporary channels.

-Papal Playback (Sirius 143): rebroadcasting the events of the Papal
visit for those who missed live coverage, and…

-Papal Archives Channel (Sirius 119): Featuring "classic" speeches from Paul VI, JP2, and even one from Leo XIII.  

 

* SIRIUS FOR FREE *

For those without Sirius radio subscriptions:

You can listen to Sirius for 3 days at no charge on the internet (it’s an ongoing 3-day free trial Sirius always offers).  The papal trip is a perfect time to take advantage of this!  Go to www.sirius.com to sign up.

Photo Credits:

Pope Benedict and President Bush:  CNS

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The Author : Bill McGarvey
Bill McGarvey is co-author of Busted Halo’s Freshman Survival Guide. Bill was editor-in-chief of Busted Halo for six year. In addition to having written extensively on the topics of culture and faith for NPR, Commonweal, America, The Tablet (in London), Factual (Spain), Time Out New York, and Book magazine, McGarvey is a singer/songwriter whose music has been critically acclaimed by the New York Times, Washington Post, the Chicago Tribune, Billboard and Performing Songwriter. You can follow him at his website billmcgarvey.com or on Facebook.com/billmcgarvey
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