Register Radio - 01/18/2020 - Cardinal Book Controversy
This week on Register Radio, we talk to Edward Pentin, our Rome correspondent, about the controversy surrounding the new book by Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI and Cardinal Sara. Hosted by Jeanette DeMelo and Dr. Matthew Bunson.
Register Radio - 01/11/2020 - 3 Resolutions and 10 Films of 2019
As we push into 2020, many people are still wondering if they should choose some New Year’s resolutions. This week on Register Radio, we talk to Patrick Reilly, head of the Cardinal Newman Society about three resolutions you ought to make that will not only help you and your family but the whole Church too. And then, what were the best movies of 2019? We get a Catholic perspective from Register film critic, Deacon Steven Greydanus, who recently published SDG’s Review of 2019 Films.
Register Radio - 01/04/2020 - Prolife in 2020
Catholics bid farewell to 2019 and many look to the New Year with a mixture of anticipation and high suspense. It was a tumultuous twelve months. What were the biggest stories of the last year? This week on Register Radio we talk to Register Managing Editor Tom Wehner. And then we found out what might lie ahead in 2020 for the Pro-Life movement with Lauretta Brown, Register staff writer.
Register Radio - 12/27/2019 - Religious Freedom in 2019
As the new year fast approaches we take a look back at 2019, in which one of the most under reported stories was a continued increase in religious persecution across the globe. And it may be surprising to some that Christians fared the worst of all believers in this climate of violent intolerance. Thomas Farr, a leading authority on international religious freedom, brings us the highlights. And from the Vatican, Pope Francis continued his pastoral agenda of reaching those on the peripheries an increase in papal trips. But headlines covering Church universal were dominated by scandal and pushes for change of Church teaching. We are joined by Edward Pentin, the Register’s Rome correspondent, for the Vatican’s year-end review.
Register Radio - 12/20/2019 - Christmas and St. Matthew
The lights are blinking. The Bells are ringing. The presents are wrapped, or maybe not. Are you prepared for Christmas? It’s so easy in this business to lose track of the real meaning of Christmas and the real preparation that needs to happen. This week on Register Radio, we tap a couple of our columnists, namely Dr. Edward Sri and Stephanie Mann, to help us keep Christ in Christmas. reporter, gives us the details.
Register Radio - 12/06/2019 - Bishop Malone Reigns- Advent Begins
Advent has begun, and as the parties, shopping, travel, and stress consume the next days and weeks, Catholics should stop and ask, how do I get the most out this blessed season? This week on Register Radio we talk to Claire Dwyer about her User’s Guide for Advent. Then, Bishop Richard Malone submitted his resignation as Bishop of Buffalo this week for his handling of the clergy sexual abuse crisis. Peter Jesserer Smith, Register staff reporter, gives us the details.
Register Radio - 11/22/2019 - Freed from Satanic possession
Solène Tadié talks about how one man was freed from Satanic possession & Joan Desmond shares news on the David Daleiden court case.
Register Radio - 11/14/2019 - USCCB Fall 2019
The Bishops of the United States met this week in Baltimore and elected a new president for their episcopal conference. It was a historic moment for US Catholics when Abp. Jose Gomez was chosen as the first Latino head of the body of US bishops. This week on Register Radio we catch up on what the bishops discussed and then we talk to the USCCB’s head of Integral Development Jonathan Reyes for an insider’s take.
Register Radio - 11/08/2019 - Dr. Scott Hahn- Eucharist in Scripture
This summer a Pew research study found that only 31 % of Catholics believe in the Real Presence. The National Catholic Register recently published a special section on the Eucharist, seeking to respond to help reignite belief in Jesus among us a time when Catholics greatly need to recapture a proper understanding of the Eucharist. Here on Register Radio we talk to Dr. Scott Hahn, who has written extensively on the Eucharist and recently released The Eucharist in Scripture, study guide and video series. It’s six lessons based on his three of books: “The Lamb’s Supper,” “The Fourth Cup,” and “Consuming the Word. ”
Register Radio - 10/31/2019 - Document on Married Priests
The Amazon Synod final document included paragraphs on the Female Deaconate, married priests and an Amazon rite. Edward Pentin discusses the final document and what happens next. Then we take up the theme of Married Priests with Register columnist Father Carter Griffin, who is rector of St. John Paul II Seminary in Washington, who has recently written the book: Why Celibacy?
Register Radio - 10/25/2019 - The Mass of the Americas -
With Washington in political chaos and the Vatican on the heels of the synod of bishops discussing evangelization in the Amazon region, there couldn’t be a more fitting time for Mass of the Americas to be celebrated by Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception November 16th. This week on Register Radio we find out what is so special about this mass at this moment when we speak with Archbishop Cordileone of the Archdiocese of San Francisco. Then we get an update from the Register’s National Correspondent Lauretta Brown on the conflict in Syria and how Christians and other minorities are faring there.
Register Radio - 10/18/2019 - Fr. Raymond DeSouza on Amazon Synod
Last Sunday bishops took a break from deliberations on the Amazon to celebrate news saints, among which is Saint John Henry Newman. Register Columnist Father Raymond DeSouza was there on and gives us his take on the synod and the saints. Then we take a look at the SCOTUS 2020 Fall Term with Register senior editor Joan Frawley Desmond.
Register Radio - 10/10/2019 - Amazon Synod Review
Rome is abuzz with the Pan-Amazonian Synod and the bishops from the Amazon region continue to discuss the pastoral needs of its millions of inhabitants. What have been the biggest surprises so far? We talk to Edward Pentin, Register Rome correspondent. And then we get a preview of this Sunday’s Canonization of Cardinal John Henry Newman.
Register Radio - 10/04/2019 - St. John Newman canonization
October 13, Pope Francis will declare Blessed John Henry Newman a new saint, along with four other remarkable new saints from around the world. The canonization of St. John Newman is a huge event not just for English Catholics but Catholic educators and writers defending the Faith with reason in an unreasonable age. This week on Register Radio we talk to Register contributor Kevin Turley and Patrick Reilly, head of the Cardinal Newman Society.
Register Radio - 09/28/2019 - Planned Parenthood in Hollywood
Planned Parenthood’s lobby power in Washington DC is well known, but what about its sway in Hollywood? This week Register correspondent Lauretta Brown talks of the abortion giant’s influence on Tinseltown. Then, Matthew Bunson and Jeanette De Melo catch up on the latest news from the Amazon synod to President Trump at the UN.