Journey around the world and deep into the faith! For the first time, in breathtaking, high-definition cinematography, the beauty, goodness and truth of the Catholic faith are illustrated in a rich, multimedia experience. Travel with acclaimed author, speaker and theologian Bishop Robert Barron to more than 50 locations throughout 15 countries. Be illuminated by the spiritual and artistic treasures of this global culture that claims more than one billion of the earth s people. From the sacred lands of Israel to the beating heart of Uganda...from the glorious shrines of Italy, France, and Spain, to the streets of Mexico, Kolkata, and New York City, the fullness of CATHOLICISM is revealed. Learn what Catholics believe and why by exploring the art, architecture, literature, music and all the treasures of the Catholic tradition. Mike Leonard, a veteran NBC Today Show correspondent and acclaimed filmmaker, is the Executive Producer of this groundbreaking series. The box set includes five discs, each containing two episodes. Each episode runs 50-60 minutes. English and Spanish subtitles are included are configurable options.
CATHOLICISM will have a national footprint. This series will be of great interest to viewers who want a better understanding of the impact and meaning this faith has throughout the world. --Dan Soles, WTTW Senior Vice President and Chief Television Content Officer, PBS affiliate - Chicago In tying together art and culture, history and literature, beauty and truth, which is the wisdom - the timeless genius that CATHOLICISM is all about - he does it magnificently. And this is just what we need in the Catholic Church today. --Archbishop Timothy M. Dolan Archdiocese of New York
In tying together art and culture, history and literature, beauty and truth, which is the wisdom - the timeless genius that CATHOLICISM is all about - he does it magnificently. And this is just what we need in the Catholic Church today. --Archbishop Timothy M. Dolan Archdiocese of New York
Shook me to the core... --Mike Leonard, NBC Today Show Correspondent and Executive Producer of CATHOLICISM
About the Actor
Bishop Robert Barron is the founder of Word on Fire Catholic Ministries and the host of CATHOLICISM, a groundbreaking, award-winning documentary about the Catholic Faith. On September 8, 2015, he was ordained Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. Bishop Barron is a #1 Amazon bestselling author and has published numerous books, essays, and articles on theology and the spiritual life. He has also appeared on several media outlets including NBC, PBS, FOX News, CNN, and EWTN. Bishop Barron's pioneering work in evangelizing through the new media led Francis Cardinal George to describe him as "one of the Church's best messengers."