Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

California priest may be subject of reality TV show

Catholic World News - October 18, 2010

A priest of the Diocese of San Bernardino, in conjunction with a television production company, is seeking to become the subject of a reality television show. The show, at present entitled “Divine Intervention,” has been filmed and is being marketed to television networks.

“I often say if the Bible were written today, no one would publish it, and what’s more, no government would allow it to be published because there's not just the sexy stuff in there, there’s also radical revolutionary stuff in there, and no government would want to read that and think, ‘This is about me,’” says Father Steve Porter.

Additional sources for this story
Some links will take you to other sites, in a new window.

An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:

Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!

Sound Off! CatholicCulture.org supporters weigh in.

All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!

Show 4 Comments? (Hidden)Hide Comments
  • Posted by: hartwood01 - Oct. 19, 2010 7:36 PM ET USA

    Oh,this may end badly. Fulton Sheen pioneered the presence of the priest on TV when there was a tremendous hate for the Catholic Church. The hate is still there, but TV creates cult personalities. Is Fr. Porter immune to that exposure?

  • Posted by: kmbold - Oct. 18, 2010 8:34 PM ET USA

    Sounds off-putting already.

  • Posted by: - Oct. 18, 2010 5:08 PM ET USA

    Why does this story NOT give me good vibes?

  • Posted by: garedawg - Oct. 18, 2010 9:27 AM ET USA

    Fine, as long as the TV camera is not in the confessional booth!

Subscribe for free
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org
Shop Amazon

Recent Catholic Commentary

Insights on the enigma that is Pope Francis March 27
Our Most Characteristic Vice? March 27
Recognizing the Noonday Devil March 27
Patricia Jannuzzi on gay activists: And the real problem is? March 27
Surrogate parenthood = exploitation of desperate women March 27

Top Catholic News

Most Important Stories of the Last 30 Days
Pope announces Jubilee: a Year of Mercy CWN - March 13