SOURCE: CatholicTV Network

CatholicTV Network

September 28, 2010 13:00 ET

CatholicTV® Network Launches Online Community

Social Networking Site Gives Catholics a New Way to Connect; Includes Personal Profiles, Photos, Forums and Blogs

WATERTOWN, MA--(Marketwire - September 28, 2010) -  Pardon us, Aaron Sorkin. Excuse us Mark Zuckerberg. Move over Facebook. Forget about the hit movie "The Social Network," Catholics now have a new reason to hit the "like" button. CatholicTV® Network is proud to announce the launch of a unique new online social networking community for Catholics at www.iCatholic.com.

Under the tagline, "I am Catholic, We are the Church," the iCatholic.com community allows visitors to establish a personal profile, upload images and videos as well as initiate and participate in discussions and forums. Users will be able to interact 24/7.

"This is a place where young and young-at-heart Catholics can go to discuss their Faith and questions about their Faith," said Father Robert Reed, CatholicTV President. "We're coming to where you live. We're making sure we stay on the cutting edge of technology."

The iCatholic.com social community is the first of its kind. Members of this new online community will be able to suggest content for the monthly digital magazine, as well as be part of an exciting television series coming soon to the CatholicTV® Network.

The magazine and social community are just the latest in a string of technological innovations CatholicTV has announced this year as it continues its mission of attracting the next generation of U.S. Catholics.

Earlier this year, CatholicTV added numerous 3D shows to its over-the-air and online lineup, many of which were featured by Stephen Colbert on Comedy Central's Emmy-Award winning program, The Colbert Report.

About CatholicTV
Founded in 1955, CatholicTV is a national broadcast television network streaming a live feed 24 hours a day at www.CatholicTV.com. 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 the fastest growing, religion-based network in the nation. For access to CatholicTV programs, go to CatholicTV.com or download the CatholicTV mobile app for iPhone or iPad.

Help bring CatholicTV to your area and home, visit: www.CatholicTVeverywhere.com.

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