KTO (TV channel)

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. 1 2 3 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.

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