KTO (TV channel)

KTO is a French-language Catholic television channel. It is broadcast in France, Belgium, and Switzerland, as well as francophone countries in the Middle East and sub-Saharan Africa.[1]

KTO
CountryFrance
LanguageFrench
WebsiteKTO TV

History

The channel was founded in 1999 by Jean-Marie Lustiger, who served as the Archbishop of Paris from 1981 to 2005. It is privately funded by 250,000 donors.[1]

Programs have included documentaries about the Vatican and Christians in Iraq,[2][3][4] as well as funny skits.[5]

On June 15, 2019, KTO broadcast the first service live from Notre-Dame (in Paris) since the fire.[6][7]

References

  1. Mermin, Isabelle (December 16, 2014). "La chaîne KTO fête ses 15 ans". Le Figaro Magazine (in French). Retrieved March 28, 2016.
  2. De Chabalier, Blaise (March 11, 2015). "KTO derrière les portes du Vatican". Le Figaro Magazine (in French). Retrieved March 28, 2016.
  3. De Chabalier, Blaise (August 6, 2015). "KTO diffuse un documentaire sur les chrétiens d'Irak". Le Figaro Magazine (in French). Retrieved March 28, 2016.
  4. "L'espérance des chrétiens d'Irak". Valeurs actuelles (in French). March 9, 2014. Retrieved March 28, 2016.
  5. Sasportas, Valérie (April 26, 2012). "KTO, un humour très...catholique". Le Figaro Magazine (in French). Retrieved March 28, 2016.
  6. "Only 9% of millions pledged for Notre-Dame handed over". France 24. June 14, 2019. Retrieved June 14, 2019.
  7. "Notre-Dame de Paris : première messe après l'incendie". KTO television catholique (in French). June 15, 2019. Retrieved June 15, 2019.
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