The Pope's channel airs on Movistar TV in LATAM

DetailsJuan Fernandez Gonzalez | 21 April 2015

Movistar TV will incorporate the Catholic network Canal Orbe 21 in its pay-TV offer for Peru, Colombia, Venezuela and Chile.

popeThe channel, created by the current Pope, is an entertainment channel for families and includes interview programmes such as Magazine Orbe 21, kids' shows like El Conciertazo and La Nube de Clara, as well as music formats including Vivo 21 and Vox Dei.

Movistar will also see the premiere on Orbe 21 of En Tierra de Los Nadie, a documentary produced for the Telefónica subsidiary about the history of humanitarian aid activities around the world.

"We are thrilled to include Canal Orbe 21 in our Latin American schedule, a channel with a quality entertainment offer and positive values," said Ariel Griffouliere, commercial and marketing director for Latin America's video unit at Telefónica. "It will also allow the Christian community to follow the Pope's activities".

Canal Orbe 21's programming includes live broadcasts of major international religious events, including the Pope's general audience one a week from Vatican city.