SOURCE: CatholicTV Network

CatholicTV Network

October 05, 2010 13:00 ET

CatholicTV® Network Introduces Digital Magazine Within "Facebook for Catholics" Site

Monthly Issues of iCatholic™ Available on iTunes, iPad

WATERTOWN, MA--(Marketwire - October 5, 2010) -  Last week, CatholicTV Network® announced the creation of iCatholic, or as it's being called -- Facebook for Catholics. The first-of-its-kind online social community gives users the opportunity to create personal profiles, blog, interact, join forums and enhance their Catholic community experience. It's a religious take on "The Social Network."

Now the leader in delivering television's best religion-based content is pleased to announce a new way for Catholics to get their news and views with the launch of a monthly digital magazine.

The publication is available across multiple platforms: a free application for the iPhone/iPod touch is available in the iTunes Store, via a dedicated application for the Apple iPad and available online at (

A prominent part of the iCatholic™ social media site, the iCatholic digital magazine features interviews, analysis, news, commentary and profiles of the people in the Catholic community across the U.S., along with programming information and news from CatholicTV Network. Plus, the magazine is chock full of vibrant videos, bright photos and online exclusives.

The digital magazine will feature articles from well-known Catholic voices and offer submissions by a team of the best writers from around the county.

The cover story this month focuses on Father Chip Hines and Father Bill Kelly and their Catholic TV movie review series, Spotlight. Plus a great story on the Shroud of Turin by Father Robert Barron and a series of articles about the varied work of priests. The edition also contains October programming highlights from CatholicTV Network.

About CatholicTV
Founded in 1955, CatholicTV is a national broadcast television network streaming a live feed 24 hours a day at Heeding Pope Benedict XVI's call to greater utilize the power of television and new media, CatholicTV Network offers a wide range of programs aimed at children and adults, from uplifting advice shows to international news, game shows to travel, CatholicTV has something for everyone. Based in Watertown, MA outside of Boston, CatholicTV is available in 5.7 million homes nationwide. For access to CatholicTV programs, go to or download the CatholicTV mobile app for iPhone or iPad.

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