[Less prayer for broadcast slots for more politically-correct and puff pieces?]
Posted by Tancred on 9/3/16
Edit: picked up this story from ReviewBrah and thought it might be of interest. The following report is from Portale ItalRadio, dated from the end of July.
No more short waves for two of the most followed liturgical broadcasts of Vatican Radio. As from 1 August 2016, Latin Mass at 05:30 UTC and Rosary prayer at 18:40 UTC will be broadcast on the usual frequencies only on Sundays and Catholic holydays. No motivation is until now available.
The decision has been taken earlier this week by the Vatican Secretariat for Communications. Both broadcasts were especially meant to reach isolated people, travellers and all those who are prevented to attend a Mass in their country or to have a free access to the Internet.
ItalRadio express deeply concern for a totally inexplicable decision, a “hertzian-suicide” as we define it in a word …