‘Catholicism’ Series Comes to PBS

Posted on Tuesday, November 15th, 2011 in KTWU News.
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In this epic documentary series, Father Robert Barron gives viewers an expansive look at Catholicism. The 4-part series premieres on Tuesday, November 22 at 7 p.m. on KTWU-HD, Digital Channel 11.1.

Father Barron, the Francis Cardinal George Professor of Faith and Culture at Mundelein Seminary and ordained priest of the Archdiocese of Chicago, travels to some of the most magnificent and sacred sites in Jerusalem, Rome, Krakow, Warsaw, Sinai, Nazareth, Ephesus, Lourdes, Guadalupe, Athens, Corinth, Mexico City, Uganda, China, San Paolo, Auschwitz, Sydney, and America to tell the story of Catholicism around the world – using art, architecture, literature, and music of the Catholic tradition. Fr. Barron also examines how Christianity has helped shape the nature of this faith. The series was filmed and edited over 3 years with trips to 16 different countries.