Register Radio - 11/28/2020 - How To Have Hope During Advent
The bustle of the holiday season is upon us and added to the typical frenetic energy of this time of year is the stress of the coronavirus still in our midst. How can we quiet ourselves and remain rooted spiritually during Advent? Register columnist Claire Dwyer has some tips. Also, Register editor Amy Smith offers some lessons in hope based on her new book: The Plans God Has for You: Hopeful Lessons for Young Women
Register Radio - 11/21/2020 - US Bishops and Pro-Life Congress
The US Bishops met this week for their annual fall meeting under the shadow of the scandal surrounding the Vatican’s report on Theodore McCarrick. What did the bishops say and what lies ahead for the Church in the United States? We talk to Catholic News Agency DC editor Ed Condon. And then, the 2020 election brought hard fought gains for the Pro-Life movement in Congress. We hear from Lauretta Brown, Register correspondent, for what the pro life cause can expect in 2021.
Register Radio - 11/13/2020 - McCarrick Report
The long awaited McCarrick Report was published this week documenting how the one-time archbishop of Washington and a Cardinal survived for so long despite the rumors, accusations and lies. This week on Register Radio, we talk to Register Rome correspondent about the report. And then, we are joined by Ave Maria Radio’s Al Kresta to discuss the fallout from the report and what needs to happen next.
Register Radio - 11/06/2020 - American Election Results ..... so far
One of the most closely watched elections in American history ends with controversy and the country just as divided as before the votes were cast. What does the apparent election of Joe Biden mean for Catholics? This week on Register Radio, we talk to Register contributor Dr. Paul Kengor about the election and the Catholic vote. And then, we have Editor’s Corner where we catch up on all of the most important news that you can’t miss
Register Radio - 10/30/2020 - New Cardinals and Social media Bias
Pope Francis has named 13 new members of the College of Cardinals, continuing to reshape the ranks of the Church’s highest leadership. Who are the new princes of the Church? We discuss the new Cardinals and all of the latest Vatican news with Register Rome correspondent Edward Pentin. And then, Social media is now a major part of all of our lives. But what are the risks to our culture and even our religious liberty? We look at the threats from social media with Register contributor Jonathan Liedl.
Register Radio - 10/24/2020 - Catholic Vote and Catholic Schools
With the election only weeks away, both the Trump and Biden campaigns know that the Catholic vote will be vital for victory on November 3. Where do Catholics stand at this point? This week on Register Radio we talk to Carl Cannon from RealClear Politics. And then, we talk to Register contributor Judy Roberts about the Autumn of Hope for Catholics in the midst of the pandemic.
Register Radio - 10/17/2020 - Judge Barrett SCOTUS Hearing Review
Judge Amy Coney Barrett this week faced the senate judiciary committee where she was questioned in four days of hearings. How did the 7th circuit court judge, Notre dame law professor and mom of 7 fair. Andrea Picciotti-Bayer a legal analyst for EWTN News gives us her insights on Judge Barrett’s case for herself as Supreme Court Jurist. And then Alyssa Murphy, the Register’s manager of our digital world talks about the buzz of the week in Catholic segment of the WWW.
Register Radio - 10/10/2020 - A Deep Look into Fratelli Tutti
With the world still struggling with the COVID-19 pandemic and the economic, political, and social upheaval from it, Pope Francis issues a new encyclical calling on humanity to find unity and fraternity. This week on Register Radio we take a close look at the new encyclical, Fratelli Tutti, with a moral theologian from Catholic University of America, Dr. David Cloutier.
Register Radio - 10/02/2020 - Vatican: China and Human Rights
The U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was at the Vatican this week talking about China and human rights and meeting with the Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin. Register Rome correspondent Edward Pentin covers this story here on Register Radio. And then, we hear from Register contributor Andrea Picciotti-Bayer about President Trump’s pick for the Supreme Court Amy Coney Barrett and the grueling confirmation process that lies ahead.
Register Radio - 09/25/2020 - Supreme Court and Born Alive Order
The passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has left a seat on the US Supreme Court vacant, and President Trump has pledged to fill it immediately. What are the implications of this new confirmation process, and what does it mean for Catholics and the Pro-Life cause? This week on Register Radio, we talk to Register Senior Editor Joan Frawley Desmond about the legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg and the confirmation battle ahead just weeks from the presidential election. And then, President Trump this week announced this week that he would be signing the Born-Alive Executive Order to ensure that all babies born alive, receive the medical care that they need. We are joined by EWTN News’ Political Affairs Correspondent Kate Scanlon to discuss the details.
Register Radio - 09/18/2020 - Navy Chaplain Controversy and Catholic Vote
With the 2020 election less than 50 days away, the Trump and Biden campaigns have been appealing to communities of faith — including Catholics — by highlighting issues they believe will resonate with religious voters. This week on Register Radio we talk to Register correspondent Lauretta Brown about the outreach of both campaigns to the Catholic vote. And then, we hear from Jonathan Liedl about the controversy over the Navy and the chaplain corps that raises questions about religious liberty in the armed forces
Register Radio - 09/12/2020 - A New Website and John Clark on Prudence
In the time of the coronavirus the virtue of prudence has been used a lot by some Church leaders. But is it truly understood and more important is it being applied properly? This week on Register Radio we talk to Register contributor John Clark about prudence and the pandemic. And then Matthew and I catch up on all of stories you need to know about on Editor’s Corner, including the new look at NCRegister.com.
Register Radio - 09/05/2020 - Kids Leaving Faith- also Karl Marx Truth
Who was Karl Marx and what was his connection to the Devil? This week on Register Radio, we talk to Register contributor and historian Paul Kengor about his new book, “The Devil and Karl Marx: Communism's Long March of Death, Deception, and Infiltration.” And then, how do you deal with loved ones leaving the Church? We are joined by Debbie Georgianni and Jerry Usher, hosts of Take 2 on EWTN radio to talk about their new book, “Trustful Surrender, Stories of Grace Amidst Crisis.” Join Jeanette DeMelo and Matthew Bunson for Register Radio .
Register Radio - 08/28/2020 - Republican Convention -Conscience Rights
The Republican National Convention has just wrapped up, and President Trump made his case for re-election one week after former Vice President Joe Biden made his appeal at the Democratic National Convention. This week on Register Radio, we talk to EWTN News’ Political Affairs Correspondent Kate Scanlon about the RNC and what happens next in the 2020 election. And then, conscience protections are emerging as a major issue for the country as conscience rights are under attack. We talk to Register contributor Andrea Picciotti-Bayer.
Register Radio - 08/22/2020 - Democrat platform and Joe Biden
What does the Democrat platform and choice of nominees mean for Catholics, the Pro-Life movement, and the country? This week on Register Radio, we talk to Register correspondent Lauretta Brown about outcomes of the Democratic National Convention. And then, Joe Biden’s support for abortion and other positions place him in opposition to some very important Church teachings. We are joined by the Catholic News Agency’s Ed Condon to discuss the ramifications as we touch on his column On Biden, Abortion and Communion.