POPE JOHN PAUL II BEATIFICATION SPECIAL COVERAGE ON PHILIPPINE TV
Filipinos will have the chance to see the beatification of Pope John Paul II as ABS-CBN have its week-long special coverage that will highlight his holiness and contributions to the world entitled “Blessed John Paul II: We Love You.”
The country’s largest multimedia conglomerate has started airing reports by respected broadcast journalist Korina Sanchez on the different people touched by Blessed John Paul II in “TV Patrol” last Monday (April 25).
Korina Sanchez will also be at the Vatican City for the TV Patrol. The actual beatification ceremony, meanwhile, will be aired live at 6:30pm on Sunday (May 1) on “TV Patrol Weekend” with anchors Alex Santos and Bernadette Sembrano.
Studio 23: Theres also a special episode of “Iba-Balita” on May 1.
ANC (ABSCBN News Channel) Channel 27, coverage by Ron Cruz and Lia Andanar. It will be highlighted by the uninterrupted coverage of the Holy Mass and beatification, special live reports from the Vatican, and live discussion with a panel of special guests. The following day (May 2), “Talkback with Tina Palma” on ANC will talk about how the Blessed Pope touched the lives of Filipinos with Ambassador to the Holy See Tita de Villa, Fr. Aris Sison and Brother Dave Caesar dela Cruz.
DZMM: will also air the actual ceremony live over DZMM TeleRadyo (Skycable ch. 26) and DZMM Radyo Patrol 630. DZMM will also invite anchors Fr. Jerome Marquez, Fr. Jerry Orbos, Fr. Nono Alfonso, Fr. Bel San Luis, and Fr. Tito Caluag to serve as panelists that will provide context to the ceremony.