MANILA – Fr. James Reuter, the American Jesuit priest who built the Catholic radio broadcasting system in the Philippines and laid the foundations for the bishops’ national media network, died in hospital just south of Manila on Dec. 31, the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) announced. He was 96.
Father Reuter is called by many names:
May his soul rest in peace. May he pray for us, especially those who he trained and taught to carry on the work of evangelization through social communication and media.