News by email Donate


Top Stories

Most Read

Popular Videos

Mediaset Spain
World News

I Want To Be A Nun: New reality show follows convent life

by Antony Bushfield

I Want To Be A Nun will feature the experiences of five young woman who adjust to their new lives in the vocation.

The producers from Mediaset Spain say it will give an insight into an "unknown world".


The BBC's Call the Midwife

The women chosen to take part have been sent to convents in Madrid, Granada and Alicante and will spend six weeks doing the day to day duties of a nun.

Producer Mariano Blanco says it will give more information on the "rarely seen" lifestyle.

At the end of the series the women will be given the choice to remain in the convent or leave and continue their faith as a layperson.

The show has been commissioned amid growing numbers of nuns appearing on TV.

Popular BBC show Call the Midwife is currently in its fifth series and regularly attracts millions of viewers.

In 2014 Italian nun Sister Cristina Scuccia hit the headlines when she won the country's version of The Voice.

A Monthly Gift Of $11 Makes A World Of Difference

In a world of fake news there’s never been a greater need for quality Christian journalism. Premier’s mission is to provide the Church with the most up to date and relevant news, told from a Christian perspective. But we can’t do it without you.

Unlike many websites we haven't put up a paywall — we want to keep our journalism free at the point of need and as open as we can. Premier’s news output takes a lot of time, money and hard work to produce. No one in the USA is sharing news like we are across radio, magazines and online so please help us to continue that today.

For a monthly gift of $11 or more we’d also be able to send you a free copy of the brand new Premier Bible, a wonderful Anglicised version of the NLT packed with exclusive bonus content, reading plan and resources to help you get the most out of scripture.

Your monthly support will make a world of difference. Thank you.

Support Us
Continue the conversation on our Facebook page

Related Articles

Sign up to our newsletter to stay informed with news from a Christian perspective.

News by email