Friday, May 21, 2010
Archbishop of the U.S. Military Services To Appear in Television Interview On Live CatholicTV Talk Show
On May 28th, Archbishop Timothy Broglio will be interviewed on the live CatholicTV talk show “This is the Day”. As Archbishop of the U.S. Military Services, Archbishop Broglio, along with several auxiliary bishops, oversees Catholic priests serving as military chaplains throughout the world.
This is the Day airs live at 10:30AM ET at CatholicTV.com and on CatholicTV. The show is rebroadcast at 7:30PM.
Archbishop Broglio is in charge of the spiritual, pastoral and sacramental care of the 375,000 Catholic active-duty U.S. military personnel and their 800,000 family members; 200,000 Catholics in the Reserves and National Guard; 30,000 Catholic patients in 172 Veterans Affairs hospitals; and 66,000 Catholics in government service overseas in 134 countries.
Pope Benedict XVI named Broglio head of the Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA on November 19, 2007. The Archbishop was formally installed as such on January 25, 2008, at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.
Besides his native English, he is fluent in Italian, Spanish, and French
The Archdiocese for the Military Services, USA, was established by Pope John Paul II in 1985 and incorporated under the laws of the State of Maryland that same year.