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February 25, 2014 - The Making of Son of God Special to Air on The CatholicTV Network

WATERTOWN, MA (February 25, 2014) “Son of God”, in theaters nationwide February 28, 2014, brings the story of Jesus’ life to audiences through compelling cinematic storytelling that is both powerful and inspirational.

The CatholicTV Network will air a special behind the scenes documentary on the “Son of God” by the film’s producers, Mark Burnett and Roma Downey. The documentary will air on Thursday, February 27, at 5PM ET, and Saturday, March 1, at 4AM ET.

Portuguese actor Diogo Morgado portrays the role of Jesus as the film spans from his birth through his public ministry, crucifixion and resurrection.  This movie has been able to bring leaders together with support from across all denominations.  The producers focused from the very beginning on creating an experience that would be shared by all. Cardinal Donald Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington DC, shared that the movie was “engaging and compelling”.

For more information on Son of God, visit www.sonofgodmovie.com.

The CatholicTV Network’s Kevin Nelson did an exclusive interview with Roma Downey on This is the Day. The interview can be found on CatholicTV.com.

About the CatholicTV Network: Founded in 1955, CatholicTV Network is a national broadcast television network streaming a live feed 24 hours a day at CatholicTV.com. Heeding Pope Benedict XVI's call to greater utilize the power of television and new media, the CatholicTV Network features its cable TV station, Catholic web site, mobile apps and widget. Celebrate Mass online; pray The Rosary; enjoy programs on prayer, the saints, the Scriptures and the Catholic Church on America's Catholic Television Network.

Shannon Muldoon
Public Relations Coordinator
617-923-0220
PR@CatholicTV.org