Timothy Cardinal Dolan to Provide Daily Reports from Vatican for The Catholic Channel as Cardinals Gather to Elect New Pope

Timothy Cardinal Dolan to Provide Daily Reports from Vatican for The Catholic
                Channel as Cardinals Gather to Elect New Pope

Starting Feb. 27 Cardinal Dolan and other clergy and Catholic Channel staff
will offer daily commentary leading up to the start of the conclave

Reports will air hourly on The Catholic Channel, SiriusXM 129

Catholic Channel's Father Dave Dwyer, CSP, and Lino Rulli will also be live in
Rome to cover the announcement of new Holy Father

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, Feb. 25, 2013

NEW YORK, Feb. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) today
announced that Timothy Cardinal Dolan and others will provide daily reports
from the Vatican for The Catholic Channel, SiriusXM channel 129, starting
Wednesday, February 27, when the College of Cardinals will gather in Rome for
the resignation of Pope Benedict XVI and the election of a new Holy Father.

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Cardinal Dolan, Archbishop of New York and president of the U.S. Conference of
Catholic Bishops, will offer listeners daily commentary during Pope Benedict's
final days as Pope and the period leading up to the start of the conclave,
when the Cardinals will be sequestered until the new Pope is elected. A new
report will air daily and be played every hour on The Catholic Channel.
Cardinal Dolan will share his thoughts on Pope Benedict's farewell meeting
with the Cardinals on February 28 and will give the listeners insight into the
responsibility of electing the Church's new leader.

Today, February 25, at 1:00 pm ET, Cardinal Dolan will host a new live episode
of his weekly Catholic Channel show, Conversation with Cardinal Dolan.

"The conclave and the election of the Holy Father is an extraordinary event
for all of us in the Church and I feel humbled and blessed to be a part of
it," said Cardinal Dolan. "These are very special days ahead and I'm pleased
to have the opportunity to communicate with the faithful listening through The
Catholic Channel on SiriusXM and bring them closer to the proceedings."

"We are honored to have Cardinal Dolan and his team from The Catholic Channel
on SiriusXM at the Vatican reporting back to our subscribers during this
dramatic moment in the history of the church," said Scott Greenstein,
President and Chief Content Officer, SiriusXM. "The depth of understanding
that Cardinal Dolan and his colleagues will provide as the leaders of the
church assemble in Rome makes our Catholic Channel a unique source for news
and understanding as the worldwide church goes through this pivotal moment."

In addition to Cardinal Dolan, listeners will also hear reports from Rome from
Edwin Cardinal O'Brien, the former Archbishop of Baltimore and current Grand
Master of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem.

When the conclave begins, Catholic Channel hosts Father Dave Dwyer, CSP, and
Lino Rulli will be in Rome to cover all the latest news. When the white smoke
rises above the Vatican to signal the election of the new pope, Father Dwyer
and Rulli will go live on air to cover the announcement and discuss the new
Holy Father and what his election means for the future of the Church.

Produced by the Archdiocese of New York and SiriusXM, The Catholic Channel
airs nationally 7 days a week/24 hours a day. The channel offers listeners
contemporary talk about living the faith in today's world and features call-in
shows hosted by members of the clergy and distinguished laity from across
America. Visit www.siriusxm.com/thecatholicchannel for more info.

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