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His Eminence Edward Cardinal Egan to Host Weekly Talk Show Exclusively on SIRIUS Satellite Radio

The Cardinal Debuts Dec. 7 During the First Week of Advent, Exclusively on The Catholic Channel / 159

NEW YORK, Dec 06, 2006 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- The Archdiocese of New York and SIRIUS Satellite Radio (Nasdaq: SIRI) announced today that His Eminence Edward Cardinal Egan, Archbishop of New York, will host a one-hour weekly talk show exclusively on SIRIUS.

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The Cardinal's program is scheduled to debut Thursday, December 7th (12-1pm ET) and to air Thursdays throughout the year on The Catholic Channel. On the program, Cardinal Egan will discuss a variety of topics, addressing what is happening in the Archdiocese of New York and other significant issues in the Church. The Catholic Channel is 159 on SIRIUS.

In addition to hosting his own weekly program, Cardinal Egan will be one of the regular celebrants of the Mass broadcast each day on The Catholic Channel from the Cathedral of Saint Patrick in New York City and the Cardinal will also appear on other regularly scheduled programs on the Catholic Channel.

The Catholic Channel features a modern format with an open dialogue focused on Catholicism in the 21st century. Listeners call in to talk about the issues that are on their mind and in the news -- everything from what's happening in the Church today, to the headline stories of current events, and the latest in the world of entertainment, the arts and sports.

Programming on The Catholic Channel will include human-interest stories and inspirational themes, reflections on Scripture, Catholic education, social ministry, sacred music, and spiritual guidance. Hosts will interact with leading figures in the Catholic Church, prominent people from the world of news, entertainment and the arts, as well as with their audience to provide high quality, dynamic Catholic programming. The Catholic Channel will also regularly broadcast the football and basketball games from the University of Notre Dame.

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