EWTN Global Catholic Network
Mother Angelica, a Poor Clare nun, founded EWTN on August 15, 1981.
The network is housed in a state-of-the-art complex in Irondale, Alabama.
EWTN Global Catholic Network, in its 32nd year, is available in over 225 million television households in more than 140 countries and territories. With its direct broadcast satellite television and radio services, AM & FM radio networks, worldwide short-wave radio station, Internet website www.ewtn.com and publishing arm, EWTN, is the largest religious media network in the world.
EWTN airs commercial-free family and religious programs from a Catholic perspective. Programming is available in English, Spanish, German and French and more than 80% of it is original. The Networks’ diverse programs include live call-in talk shows, news programs, original series and documentaries, teaching series with noted theologians, children’s shows, live coverage of the Pope and important Church events, a live daily Mass, devotions, concerts, music, and much more. Go to our Television Page
EWTN maintains two radio networks and a worldwide shortwave radio operation. One of EWTN’s radio networks broadcasts in English. The other, known as EWTN Radio Católica Mundial, broadcasts in Spanish. Go to our Radio Page
EWTN’s website, www.ewtn.com, is the second most popular Catholic website in the world, second only to the Holy See. In addition to viewing its rich content, millions of people each year log onto www.ewtn.com/audiovideo for streaming audio and video of EWTN’s many programs.
EWTN operates three transmitters, operating round the clock, which primarily target Africa, Caribbean, Latin America, Mexico, Middle East and Southeast Asia. View our Shortwave Frequency Guide