EWTN (Eternal Word Television Network) Global Catholic Network is the largest religious media network in the world. First launched on August 15, 1981, EWTN now broadcasts Catholic programming in more than 140 different countries and territories. EWTN provides solid Catholic minded entertainment to more than 123 million homes 24 hours a day. Its founder, Mother Angelica, a Poor Clare Nun, originally founded the network as a means to evangelize the Catholic Faith in keeping with the Magesterium of the Roman Catholic Church. Today, EWTN offers Catholic programs such as rousing talk shows, amusing children’s cartoons, select teaching series, live coverage of church events and engaging documentaries. These great Catholic programs are also available in multimedia form, so Catholics can enjoy them at any time. Many EWTN Catholic programs are available in both Spanish and English.