Category Archives: Media

Megyn Kelly Interviews the Duggar Parents and Daughters (Video)

When you live your life on TV, it then becomes your judge, your jury and your confessional. At the bottom of this post, find links to the entire interview Megyn Kelly of Fox News conducted with Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar of TLC’s “19 Kids and Counting,” broadcast on her show “The Kelly File,” on […]

Three Shows That Catholics Should Be Watching

In a lot of ways — often in too many ways — American Catholics are just like other Americans, and that goes for the TV we like. But in watching TV through Catholic eyes, I’ve found shows that offer us things I think we need. Here are a few (warning, they’re not all family friendly) … […]

Video Makes Case Against Assisted Suicide in California

Late last week, California’s Assisted Suicide Bill took one more step toward State law … and as with so much that happens in California, that is one more step toward nationwide law. Reuters reported that “The bill, which is being fought by numerous religious and medical organizations, would allow adults suffering from incurable illnesses that […]

Jim Gaffigan: ‘There’s nothing normal about being Catholic …’

On July 15, “The Jim Gaffigan Show” premieres on TVLand, but fans have been able to watch an episode online — click here to watch (hurry, it’s only available through May 29) — for more than a month now. But, “The Bible Story” is not the first episode of the show. The show is a fictionalized version […]

The Faith of Nate Boyer, From the Green Berets to the NFL

The measure of a man is not just found in the power of his arm or the strength in his legs, but in the size of his heart and determination. Today — Memorial Day, May 25 — I was watching NFL Network, and there was Nate Boyer in Washington, D.C., making an appearance for YellowRibbonsUnited, […]

Twin Friars on TV –You Know You Want to See This

People (and I include myself in this) complain a lot about the quality of Catholic media … often with good cause. There are many of reasons for this, but a major one is budget. There aren’t too many big-money backers circling out there to fund Catholic film and TV projects (frankly, there aren’t a lot […]

Hundreds Gather to Support Archbishop Cordileone in San Francisco

If you’re wondering why you haven’t heard many media reports lately about the ongoing campaign being waged by a few disgruntled Catholics against Archbishop Cordileone, it’s probably because that campaign is failing spectacularly. Much ado was made a few weeks ago when several prominent Bay Area Catholics threw a tantrum on the pages of the […]

ABC’s ‘The Real O’Neals’ Tackles Catholicism … UPDATED

… through the lens of gay activist and ex-Catholic Dan Savage, who is an executive producer on this midseason comedy based on his life. UPDATE: Shortly after this was posted, access to the video (and to most of the other ABC trailer videos) was shut down on the sites that had posted it. It’s hard […]

Why Can’t ‘A.D.’ Make Catholics Happy?

Christians of all sorts grouse and complain that our faith isn’t represented on TV. And when it is, we grouse and complain that it’s not perfect — and then, lots of us don’t tune in. One exception to that was “The Bible,” from producing partners and spouses Mark Burnett and Roma Downey. When it aired […]

Dana Perino Spreads the ‘Good News’

Dana Perino — former White House Press Secretary under George W. Bush and current co-host on Fox’s “The Five” — is on the phone from a car headed to the Nixon Presidential Library in Yorba Linda, California. She’s on tour to promote her new autobiography, “And the Good News Is …: Lessons and Advice From […]


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