Wednesday, October 04, 2006

Digital Broadcasters | Pakistan | Christian TV Broadcasts Planned

As earlier reported in Digital Broadcasters Vendor News, the Catholic Church in Pakistan is planning both a radio and television station.

The Archdiocese of Karachi has advanced plans for an Urdu version of its English language weekly, "The Christian Voice".

With plans for radio and TV broadcast facility under way, Father Arthur Charles, vicar general of the archdiocese and director of its Catechetical Centre, said the Christian TV station, the "Good News Channel", and an archdiocesan radio station, "FM 777" has gathered "a human resource pool" of more than 400 young Christians through various talent search programs. "What I am lacking at the moment are trained technical personnel in this field," he said, adding that he expects his plans to gain speed "soon".


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