EWTN Statement On Appointment of
Bishop Steven J. Raica as Bishop of Diocese of Birmingham in Alabama
Irondale, AL (EWTN) – Below is the statement by Michael P. Warsaw, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of EWTN Global Catholic Network, on the appointment of Bishop Steven J. Raica as Bishop of the Diocese of Birmingham in Alabama:
“Today’s announcement of the appointment of Bishop Steven J. Raica as the fifth Bishop of Birmingham in Alabama comes as very good news in a very difficult time. I congratulate Bishop Raica on his appointment. I also look forward to welcoming him to our EWTN campus in Irondale and sharing with him the great work of evangelization that EWTN is doing around the world. I want to assure Bishop Raica of our prayers and support for him as he assumes his new ministry in the Diocese of Birmingham.”
EWTN Global Catholic Network, in its 38th year, is the largest religious media network in the world. EWTN’s 11 global TV channels are broadcast in multiple languages 24 hours a day, seven days a week to over 300 million television households in more than 145 countries and territories. EWTN platforms also include radio services transmitted through SIRIUS/XM, iHeart Radio, and over 500 domestic and international AM & FM radio affiliates; a worldwide shortwave radio service; one of the largest Catholic websites in the U.S.; electronic and print news services, including Catholic News Agency, “The National Catholic Register” newspaper, and several global news wire services; as well as EWTN Publishing, its book publishing division.