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Les émissions de télévision

All the religious programms on the public television station France 2 are broacast on Sunday, under a heading les chemins de la foi (paths of faith). It gathers 7 religious programmes, running from 8:30 to 12:00.

- The Catholic Church broadcasts the programme entitled Le Jour du Seigneur (The Lord’s Day), which is French television’s oldest programme. It is broadcast on France 2 every Sunday from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm and is divided into three parts : a magazine programme, a live televised mass and a news magazine.
The programme’s audience has been increasing over the last three years. In 1999, Médiamétrie figures showed that Le Jour du Seigneur had gained, on average and per Sunday, 50, 000 new television viewers (these figures do not include people living in groups, i.e. prisons, religious communities, senior citizens’ homes, hospitals).
82 % of French people say they know of this religious programme ; 10% watch the Sunday morning Catholic programme at least once a month. 72 % of French people say they absolutely agree or agree with the broadcasting of religious programmes on a public service television station (according to a study carried out by the media department of the CSA-TMO institute in 2000.)
- Protestant Churches have a half-hour programme that airs once a week, from 10:00 to 10:30, Présence protestante (Protestant Presence).
- Once a month, the programme called Agapé, is presented jointly by the Catholic programme le Jour du Seigneur and the Protestant programme Présence protestante, from 10:00 to 11:00.
- The Orthodox churches broadcast monthly a 30 minutes programme, between 9:00 and 9:30, orthodoxie, under the responsibility of the Assemblée des Évêques Orthodoxes de France (assembly of Orthodox bishops of France).
- The churches of Eastern Christianity also broadcast monthly a 30 minutes programme, chrétiens orientaux.
- Judaism offers three different programmes. Every second week, two programmes alternate : Judaica and A Bible ouverte (open Bible), 9:15-9:30. The other week, the programme is la Source de vie (spring of life) and runs from 9:15 to 10:00.
- Since 1997, Buddhism also has a fifteen-minute weekly programme that is provided by the Buddhist Union of France from 8:30 am to 8:45 am, sagesses bouddhistes (Buddhist wisdom).
- For Islam, the association[Vivre l’Islam offers a 30 minutes program on Islam every week, 8:45-9:15.

The Catholic church also runs its own private television channel, Ktotv.

25 septembre 2015