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"The Chosen" actor Jonathan Roumie gives the commencement speech at the Catholic University of America on Saturday, May 11, 2024.

‘The Chosen’ star Jonathan Roumie urges Catholic University grads to emulate Christ

May 11, 2024

By Tyler Arnold

Roumie headlined the commencement ceremony for CUA graduates held on the lawn of the Basilica of the National Shrine of... Read more

Clockwise, from top left: Catholic actor Jonathan Roumie, Cardinal Stephen Chow of Hong Kong, Harrison Butker of the Kansas City Chiefs, and Father Mike Schmitz of Duluth, Minnesota, will address the Class of 2024.

Class of ’24: Commencement speakers range from ‘The Chosen’ actor to a Catholic cardinal

May 10, 2024

By Jim Graves

Catholic actor Jonathan Roumie, Cardinal Stephen Chow of Hong Kong, and Harrison Butker of the Kansas City Chiefs will address... Read more

Catholic actor Jonathan Roumie during a visit to Unbound's headquarters in Nov. 2023.

Jonathan Roumie of ‘The Chosen’ to be Catholic University’s 2024 commencement speaker

Mar 20, 2024

By Kate Quiñones

The Catholic University of America (CUA) announced Wednesday that Jonathan Roomie, who plays Jesus in “The Chosen,” will speak at... Read more

Elizabeth Tabish as Mary Magdalene in Season Four of "The Chosen."

‘The Chosen’ actress Elizabeth Tabish talks Season Four and her own personal faith journey

Mar 12, 2024

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

Tabish called Mary Magdalene’s character arc a “very realistic portrayal of growth, which is so often two steps forward, one... Read more

Thomas (Joey Vahedi) and Ramah (Yasmine Al-Bustami) in Season Four of "The Chosen."

When it comes to ‘The Chosen’ Season Four, expect the unexpected

Feb 13, 2024

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

The first few episodes of the new season of “The Chosen” have been released in theaters and give viewers some... Read more

Left to right: Simon Zee (Alaa Safi), Jesus (Jonathan Roumie), and Simon Peter (Shahar Isaac) in Season Four of "The Chosen," releasing exclusively in theaters starting Feb. 1, 2024.

Season Four of ‘The Chosen’ gets ‘closer to what we all know is coming,’ creator says

Jan 30, 2024

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

Season Four of the series hits theaters on Feb. 1 and, for the first time, will be shown exclusively in... Read more

Catholic actor Jonathan Roumie during a visit to Unbound's headquarters in November 2023.

Catholic actor Jonathan Roumie partners with child sponsorship charity for special milestone 

Nov 28, 2023

By Jonah McKeown

The Catholic child sponsorship charity Unbound announced Tuesday that Roumie, of “The Chosen,” has partnered with them to sponsor their... Read more

Liam Neeson will be joining Jonathan Roumie of “The Chosen” and Sister Miriam James Heidland, SOLT, in leading prayer and reflections for the Hallow App’s Advent Pray25 series.

Hallow app CEO defends partnership with Liam Neeson, a supporter of abortion 

Nov 22, 2023

By Joe Bukuras

Hallow CEO Alex Jones defended the collaboration saying that the company is “proudly” pro-life. Read more

A photo of a scene from "Christmas with The Chosen: The Messengers," a Christmas special released in December 2021.

‘The Chosen’ Christmas special is a ‘beautiful experience,’ show’s creator says

Nov 1, 2023

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

On Nov. 1 the hit Christian series “The Chosen” released the trailer to its upcoming Christmas special, one that will... Read more

"The Chosen" Season Four poster.

‘The Chosen’ announces Season 4 theatrical release, new trailer

Oct 16, 2023

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

For the first time, the full season of the hit Christian series will be shown exclusively in theaters before its... Read more

Jonathan Roumie portrays Jesus in the series "The Chosen"

‘The Chosen’ series gets waiver to continue filming during strike

Jul 17, 2023

By Joe Bukuras

Filming of the fourth season of the series about Jesus is expected to be completed in about two weeks. Read more

Jonathan Roumie as Lonnie Frisbee in "Jesus Revolution."

CNA talks with Catholic actor Jonathan Roumie about ‘Jesus Revolution,’ March for Life, and more

Feb 12, 2023

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

Catholic actor Jonathan Roumie’s upcoming film “Jesus Revolution” will be released on Feb. 24. Read more

Jonathan Roumie speaks at the March for Life Rally as one of the keynote speakers.

Jonathan Roumie: Pro-life advocacy the ‘worthiest and noblest cause possible’

Jan 20, 2023

By Jonah McKeown

The actor who portrays Jesus in the popular TV series “The Chosen” was one of about a dozen speakers at... Read more

"The Chosen" actor Jonathan Roumie meets Pope Francis at the Vatican on Aug. 11, 2021.

7 things to know about March for Life keynote speaker Jonathan Roumie of ‘The Chosen’

Jan 18, 2023

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

The actor who portrays Jesus on the popular TV series is one of the featured speakers at this year's March... Read more

Hallow's Advent feat. The Chosen: #Pray25 Prayer Challenge

Pray with the cast of ‘The Chosen’ this Advent season on Hallow

Nov 29, 2022

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

This Advent, Hallow, a Catholic meditation and prayer app, invites us to dive further into the journey that led to... Read more

Jonathan Roumie portrays Jesus in the series "The Chosen."

Watch the new trailer for Season 3 of ‘The Chosen’

Oct 22, 2022

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

The official trailer for the highly anticipated third season of “The Chosen” is out and packed with emotional moments. Read more

"The Chosen" cast, led by actor Jonathan Roumie in the role of Jesus Christ and Shahar Isaac playing Simon Peter.

Jesus actor in 'The Chosen' talks about show's Christmas special

Dec 20, 2021

By Francesca Pollio Fenton

The internet series “The Chosen” recently hit theaters with a Christmas special that follows the birth of Christ through the... Read more

A photo of a scene from "Christmas with The Chosen: The Messengers," a Christmas special released in December 2021.

There's still time to see 'The Chosen' Christmas special in theaters (but you better hurry)

Dec 15, 2021

By Joe Bukuras

Dallas Jenkins, the creator and director of "The Chosen," an internet series about the life of Jesus, talks to CNA... Read more

"The Chosen" actor Jonathan Roumie meets Pope Francis (right) at the Vatican on Aug. 11.

Pope Francis meets actor who plays Jesus in ‘The Chosen’

Aug 11, 2021

By Courtney Mares

The actor who plays Jesus in the internet series “The Chosen” met Pope Francis on Wednesday, fulfilling a lifelong dream... Read more

"The Chosen" cast, led by actor Jonathan Roumie in the role of Jesus Christ and Shahar Isaac playing Simon Peter.

Funding for fourth season of 'The Chosen’ series expected to begin soon

Jul 12, 2021

By Joe Bukuras

The internet series “The Chosen,” which dramatizes the life of Jesus and His disciples, has nearly completed its funding for... Read more