August 15, 1995
EWTN launches first international satellite service on Intelsat 601 for
EWTN reaches 40 million homes.
October 4 - 8, 1995
EWTN provided unprecedented live coverage of
Papal Visit '95 in both English and Spanish, on radio and via the Internet
as the Holy Father visited the United Nations, New York, New Jersey, and
Baltimore. Television coverage of this event could be seen in more than 20
countries and territories representing over 100 million homes.
At the request of the Vatican, EWTN airs
coverage of the Celebration of the Family from St. Peter's Square.
December 22, 1995
Mother Angelica expanded the network's
commitment to a large Hispanic audience with the addition of SAP - second
audio programming - to EWTN's programming.
To fully encompass all that God has given EWTN, the network changed its
name to EWTN Global Catholic Network.