COORDINATION OF GLOBAL BROADCASTS
On the occasion of Easter 2014 and the Canonization of Blessed John XXIII and John Paul II, the Vatican Television Center was entrusted with the task of coordinating the worldwide television broadcasts by the Vatican.
The origin of this worldwide telecasts dates back to 1974 when the Pontifical Council for Social Communications was commissioned to coordinate the worldwide transmissions of the papal ceremonies on the occasions of Easter and Christmas.
The worldwide transmissions are made available through a series of satellites to allow televisions around the world to receive and transmit the events. This global distribution via satellite is made possible, thanks to the precious contribution of the Knights of Columbus.