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Catholicism - Journey Around the World and Deep into the Faith

CATHOLICISM illustrates the truth, goodness, and beauty of the Catholic Faith in an epic media experience. Viewers will witness a vision of the Catholic Faith that has never before been seen. From the lands of the Bible to the great shrines of Europe, from the heartland of America to the mysteries of Asia and the beating heart of Africa, see the passion and glory of the Faith that claim over 1.1 billion of the earth’s people.

This was created and hosted by Bishop Robert Barron. Fr. Barron is the founder of Word on Fire Catholic Ministries and is recognized as “one of the Church’s best messengers.” He is a prominent theologian, author, speaker, and cultural commentator. NBC Today Show correspondent Mike Leonard is the Executive Producer of CATHOLICISM.

A priest of the Archdiocese of Chicago, Bishop Barron is the Francis Cardinal George Professor of Faith and Culture at Mundelein Seminary. He received his Master’s Degree in Philosophy from the Catholic University of America and his doctorate in theology from the Institut Catholique de Paris. His many books include The Priority of Christ, And Now I See: A Theology of Transformation, The Strangest Way: Walking the Christian Path, and a compilation of his life-changing sermons entitled Word on Fire. His numerous articles on theology and culture appear in a variety of journals, blogs, newspapers and magazines.


  • Journey across the planet and see how the Catholic Church’s influence on humanity has created a truly global culture.

  • See the artistic and architectural splendor of the Catholic Faith interpreted in light of the mystery of God revealed in Jesus Christ.

  • Hear for yourself from one of the great spiritual teachers of our time precisely what the Church believes and why.

  • Feel the depths of conviction that touch the heart, illumine the mind, and stir the soul.