Skip to content
Catholic Online Logo

By Catholic Online (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

8/17/2014 (1 year ago)

Catholic Online (

At two feet tall, Jyoti Amge of India is world's smallest woman

At two feet, half-an-inch tall, Jyoti Amge of India is the world's smallest woman. It hasn't been much of a handicap for Amge, as she's just landed a plum role on the U.S. TV series "American Horror Story." Previously been seen on documentary "Body Shock: Two Foot High Teen," and in "Bigg Boss 6," a "Big Brother"-style reality series in her home country, this will mark Amge's first acting role. Catholic Online first reported on this remarkable young woman here!

At two feet, half-an-inch tall, Jyoti Amge of India is the world's smallest woman.

At two feet, half-an-inch tall, Jyoti Amge of India is the world's smallest woman.


By Catholic Online (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Catholic Online (

8/17/2014 (1 year ago)

Published in TV

Keywords: American Horror Story, Jyoti Amge, smallest woman, Freak Show

LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) - "American Horror Story's" creator Ryan Murphy announced the news and pictured Jyoti alongside co-star Jessica Lange. Lange has starred in each of the four seasons, while playing different characters.

Now in its fourth season, "American Horror Story" third season was entitled "Coven." That season focused on the descendants of the Salem witches. Season four's "Freak Show" will be set in a carnival in 1950.

SAVE Iraqi Christians from Genocide --

Creator Murphy has leaked few details about the new season. "If you look historically what happened in the year 1950, there's some more clues in that year. It's a period piece. We try to do the opposite of what we've done before. Jessica Lange has already started practicing her German accent so I'm very excited . [she] has always wanted to play a Marlene Dietrich figure, and now she gets to."

Series regulars Kathy Bates and Sarah Paulson will be back. Joining the show with Amge are 'The Shield's Michael Chiklis, playing a strongman who is married to Angela Bassett's character, and guest stars including Wes Bentley, Patti LaBelle and Finn Wittrock.

LaBelle will play the mother of Gabourey Sidibe's character. Sidibe has already played a witch in "Coven."

Details of Jyoti's role were not specified. "American Horror Story: Freak Show" is set for broadcast in the U.S. in the autumn.

The first season of the popular program concerned itself with a haunted house in California, the second with a mental institution for the criminally insane.


Pope Francis: end world hunger through 'Prayer and Action'

Copywriter 2015 - Distributed by THE NEWS CONSORTIUM

Pope Francis Prayer Intentions for October 2015
That human trafficking, the modern form of slavery, may be eradicated.
Evangelization: That with a missionary spirit the Christian communities of Asia may announce the Gospel to those who are still awaiting it.


More TV

What happened to the cast of TV's 'Felicity' - after she graduated college? Watch

Image of


"Felicity" which ran on TV from the years of 1998 to 2002, followed the adventures of the title character, played by Keri Russell, as she went through four years of college. Romance and hilarity ensued, but all good things must come to an end. The actors on ... continue reading

New 'X-Files' series wows viewers at TV trade fair Watch

Image of The new

By Catholic Online (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

The new six-episode series of TV fan favorite "The X-Files" wowed viewers at the MIPCOM television trade fair this week. Off the air since 2002, the series, with its blend of science fiction and paranoia has long been a science fiction favorite - and if the ... continue reading

Mystery, excitement surrounds 'X-Files' reboot Watch

Image of Whether it was aliens of

By Catholic Online (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Mulder and Scully - actors David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson, respectively, return to battle against the forces of the unknown in the hotly anticipated "The X-Files" reboot. Principal photography has wrapped, and some exclusive photos have made their way out ... continue reading

Historical Heroines: New show to feature women who need to be remembered Watch

Image of Women who have changed the course of history.

By Atarah Haely

History has always told us about heroes and great warriors, but seldom do we hear stories of heroines and great female warriors. With many edited out of textbooks and discussions, a new BBC series will be dedicated to the women who changed the course of history.  ... continue reading

White House confirms Obama will appear in reality show 'Running Wild with Bear Grylls' Watch

Image of Survivalist Bear Grylls [not pictured] will help President Barack Obama across the Alaskan wilderness in his reality TV show 'Running Wild with Bear Grylls.'


Barack Obama will be the first-ever sitting president to join survivalist Bear Grylls in a special edition of his reality show <i>Running Wild with Bear Grylls</i>. The White House confirmed that the commander-in-chief will challenge his survival skills in ... continue reading

Cord-cutters on the move: Record number of Americans ditching cable TV services for the Internet Watch

Image of Perhaps tiring of paying for channels they never watch, many viewershave chosen to ditch Pay TV altogether for free online streaming.

By Catholic Online (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Many young people - as well as many older Americans, are ditching their pay TV for Internet streaming. In an example of "watching what you want - when you want," consumers are flocking to the ease of online streaming. Called "Cord-cutters" or "cord nevers," ... continue reading

HUSH, HUSH: They deny - but NBC invests $250 million in BuzzFeed Watch

Image of

By Catholic Online (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

A major media organization is laying out a pretty penny in order to be seen as "cutting edge" and "trendy." NBCUniversal is reportedly investing $250 million in BuzzFeed at a $1.5 billion valuation. BuzzFeed is a hyperkinetic, colorful news Web site dedicated ... continue reading

Showtime series breaks boundaries, features ISIS, Putin and Snowden Watch

Image of Photo from Homeland season 4.


The fifth season of Homeland will take on a major geo-political personality, including the Muslim extremist group, ISIS, and Russia's president, Vladimir Putin. This thriller television series has been relocated to Germany after it was pulled from the Middle East. ... continue reading

Catching the summer 'stream' on Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu Watch

Image of The Kevin Costner classic

By Catholic Online (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

The summer heat is at its peak in the month of August. Do the only sensible thing to do - and watch movies on TV in air-conditioned comfort. Here's a list of films and original content coming to streaming services for the final month of summer. LOS ANGELES, CA ... continue reading

TV adaptation of Colombia's only saint frustrates devotees Watch

Image of


For weeks now, promotional ads have been spotted announcing what claims to be Colombia's next huge prime-time television sensation. However, several controversies have emerged over this TV adaptation that dramatizes the life story of Colombia's only Roman Catholic ... continue reading

All TV News


Newsletter Sign Up icon

Stay up to date with the latest news, information, and special offers

Subscribe to Catholic OnlineYouTube Channel

Daily Readings

Reading 1, Romans 1:16-25
16 For I see no reason to be ashamed of the gospel; ... Read More

Psalm, Psalms 19:2-3, 4-5
2 day discourses of it to day, night to night hands ... Read More

Gospel, Luke 11:37-41
37 He had just finished speaking when a Pharisee ... Read More

Saint of the Day

Saint of the Day for October 13th, 2015 Image

St. Edward the Confessor
October 13: Edward the Confessor was the son of King Ethelred III and his ... Read More