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The Catholic Community Television Network, CCTN originating from St. Paul's, was developed in 1996 as a continued outreach, created by the success of the Radio Mass. CCTN started its first program in 1998 on a local Christian television station.
(Vatican Radio) It was Sunday April 25th 1993, when Pope John Paul II went on a day visit to Albania. On this occasion he spoke to the President of the nation, to civil military and religious authorities of ‘ the severe oppression of the communist regime’. In totalitarian regimes like yours , he remarked on this occasion, man was deprived of fundamental rights, freedom of judgment and action, freedom of conscience. A deprivation that often took on unspeakable brutality. Churches of every confession were closed, priests who administered sacraments condemned to death.