Rooms-Katholiek Kerkgenootschap

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Rooms-Katholiek Kerkgenootschap
Type Public broadcaster
Country Netherlands
Availability Netherlands
Founded 1957
Official website
katholieknederland.nl

Rooms-Katholiek Kerkgenootschap (abbr. RKK: English: Roman Catholic Church Association) is a special broadcaster on the Netherlands Public Broadcasting system, which is allowed to broadcast on radio and television because of their religious background. Article 2.42 of the Dutch media law (the Mediawet) makes room for faith-based radio and television broadcasters who do not have to have any members, unlike regular public broadcasters (several of which are also faith-based).

Together with the KRO they are responsible for managing broadcasts made by the Catholic Church in the Netherlands. The broadcaster is known for broadcasting Roman Catholic events such as the Urbi et Orbi papal address at Easter and at Christmas.

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