KTO (TV channel)

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Country France
Language French

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


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

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


  1. ^ a b c Mermin, Isabelle (December 16, 2014). "La chaîne KTO fête ses 15 ans". Le Figaro. Retrieved March 28, 2016.
  2. ^ De Chabalier, Blaise (March 11, 2015). "KTO derrière les portes du Vatican". Le Figaro. Retrieved March 28, 2016.
  3. ^ De Chabalier, Blaise (August 6, 2015). "KTO diffuse un documentaire sur les chrétiens d'Irak". Le Figaro. Retrieved March 28, 2016.
  4. ^ "L'espérance des chrétiens d'Irak". Valeurs actuelles. March 9, 2014. Retrieved March 28, 2016.
  5. ^ Sasportas, Valérie (April 26, 2012). "KTO, un humour très...catholique". Le Figaro Magazine. Retrieved March 28, 2016.

External links

  • Official website
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