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EV-FM wins 'award Unda-USA R. LEINGANG of Evansville radio Its the winner from Unda-USA, 2",atholic com- America. a certificate of the Year," chil- "Rated G," in the arts and tegory for sta- - largest 25 radio is the biggest thing done, said Len Clark, He praised the producer of her work over the years. Hayes, who in mass communica- in May. She is of Louisville, and is cur- at WEHT-TV, enderson. a staff of 15 stu- tsenting an ecumeni- traditions, the program. ;" is usually broadcast !1 a.m. on Saturdays. It fun facts and of educational and give of their own." radio station KNOM rthe Fairbanks, has won Station of from the Gabriel , announced June 3 by Unda-USA in Dayton, honor excellence in radio and television's ability to uplift and nourish the human spirit. Unda, Latin for "wave," is the Catholic association for communicators. WCVB-TV in Boston won the Station of the Year award for TV. Vision TV in Toronto, a Canadi- an religion cable channel, won a certificate of merit in the TV cat- egory. Bill Baker, president and CEO of PBS affiliate WNET in New York, was named the win- ner of the 1998 Gabriel Person- al Achievement Award. Baker recently wrote the book "Down the Tubes," an examination of the history of U.S. commercial television. Past personal achievement award winners include Willard Scott, Walter Cronkite, Helen Hayes, Michael Landon, Ted Koppel, Angela Lansbury, Hugh Downs and Charles Kuralt. "Touched by an Angel" won its second Gabriel for entertainment program in national release, for an episode titled "At Rislc" It also won in 1996. "Nothing Sacred," the canceled ABC drama, cap- tured a certificate of merit. Gabriels are awarded for shows in national release and for local shows in the top 25 mar- kets and in the rest of the coun- try, although judges may declare no winner in any category. Some information in this story was provided by Catholic News Ser- vice. Bishop GeraldA. Gettelfinger receives a Latin copy of the Catechism of the Catholic Church from Pope John Paul II. Bishop Gettelfinger was in Rome for his ad iimina visit. Foto Felici, Roma focuses on Catholic education in message to bishops WOODEN Service CITY (CNS)- can make Lion to the intellectual and moral renewal of U.S. culture if they remain faithful to the Catholic faith, Pope John Paul II said. The pope focused on Catholic education in a message given 'and When can I find out more about the pope's visit The Archdiocese of St. Louis is providing infor- Pope John Paul II's visit to St. Louis in January phone number at (800) 916-9630. 0n line set up in mid-May has already 3,000 calls from those interested in learn- ,ion about the pope's anticipated visit. on the local number and the toll-free number is -= advised that there will not be much new infor- until after a visit by Vatican event plan- around September. May 30 to bishops from Illinois, Wisconsin and Indiana (includ- ing Bishop Gerald A. Gettelfin- ger). The bishops were ending their "ad limina" visits to Rome, which the heads of dioceses make every five years. Pope John Paul praised Catholic elementary and sec- ondary schools for educating good citizens and good Chris- tians and said the schools "are widely recognized as models" for the renewal of education in general. "Your Catholic colleges and universities can be leaders in the renewal of American higher education," he told the bishops. "At a time when the relation- ship between freedom and moral truth is being debated on a host of issues at every level of society and government, Catholic scholars have the resources to contribute to an intellectual renewal of Ameri- can culture," the pope told the bishops. The Catholic identity of a col- lege or universit 3" cannot rely only on the fact that it was founded by a diocese or reli- gious order, he said. A Catholic identity "comes from its living within the church today and always, speaking from the heart of the church to the contempo- rary world." The Catholic identity of a school should be evident in its curriculum, hculty, student activities and campus life, the pope said. The obvious religious charac- ter of a Catholic university "is no infringement upon the uni- versity's nature as a true center of learning where the truth of the created order is fully respected, but also ultimately illuminated by the light of the new creation in Christ," he said. A university's Catholic iden- See POPE page 2 A Faithful Father ...................... Page 3 The Bishop in Zurich .................. Page 5 The Caveras ........................ Page 13