Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Eastern at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. The funeral is only open to friends and family, but you can watch the broadcast live on television or online. Scalia is survived by his wife, Maureen, to whom he’s been married since 1960, their nine children, and 36 grandchildren. If you missed the funeral, find out how you can watch the entire video and watch highlight clips at this link.
Scalia’s son, Paul Scalia, will lead the homily for the funeral service. The service will be a funeral mass, not the traditional requiem, according to Jason Calvi of EWTN.
The funeral is at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, the largest and one of the grandest Catholic churches in North America, Desert News reported. Pope Francis celebrated mass at the basilica when he visited the United States in September.
There are a few options if you’re wanting to watch the funeral. Here’s a rundown:
Many stations will likely broadcast the funeral mass, but you can watch it live starting at 11 a.m. Eastern on C-SPAN 1. Other stations have also said they will be covering the funeral mass. These include:
CNN: The station’s coverage will begin at 10 a.m. Eastern. Wolf Blitzer, Jake Tapper, and Jeffrey Toobin will contribute. Carol Costella will report live from the Basilica.
Fox News: Neil Cavuto and Chris Wallace will co-anchor Justice Scalia coverage starting at 11 a.m. Eastern. This will start after a live hour of “Cost of Freedom.”
MSNBC: Brian Williams will begin a special report at 10 am Eastern called “Remembering Justice Scalia.”
Other stations will likely also participate. You can also watch the funeral online via livestream right here.
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