Register Radio - 06/26/2020 - St. Junipero Serra in Todays Culture
The last week has seen the destruction of statues all across the country, including the toppling of a beloved statue of St. Junipero Serra in San Francisco. What is behind the attacks and where could all of this be heading for culture and the Church in America. This week on Register Radio, we are joined Register contributor by Dr. Paul Kengor. And then, we are joined by Register Rome correspondent Edward Pentin about his new book, The Next Pope and find out more about some of the world’s most prominent cardinals.
Register Radio - 06/19/2020 - American legal landscape- Good news
The United States Supreme Court jolted the American legal landscape with its June 15th decision that equates sexual orientation with sex discrimination. What’s that mean for employers and for our U.S. culture in general? On Register Radio Religious Liberty advocate Montse Alvarado of Beckect weights in on the reasoning behind the decision and it’s implications for Catholics. Then we hear turn to EWTN News producer Colm Flynn who has focused his lens and his ink in the Register pages on spotlighting uplifting stories during these most challenging of times.
Register Radio - 06/12/2020 - Protesting on both our knees
As the country continues to deal with protests and marches, and with political leaders calling for police reform and a national dialogue on racism, who are the voices that need to be heard? Who brings a perspective that we need to here? This week on Register Radio, we hear from one such voice: Dr. Alveda King, niece of Rev. Martin Luther King and an eloquent voice in the Pro-Life movement. And then we catch up with Register contributor Fr. Roger Landry on the importance of protesting on both our knees.
Register Radio - 06/05/2020 - Summer of 1969 vs 2020 -Marches & Space
Media images for the last two weeks have shown a mixture of protest, rage, violence and destruction that have captured cities across our country after the unjust death of George Floyd, after being pinned down to the point of losing consciousness at the hands of police. But one adjective to describe this moment that deserves more focus is grief. On Register Radio this week we are joined by Register Columnist Msgr. Charles Pope, who shares his grief and insights as a pastor of an diverse inner city parish in Washington DC. Then we talk to another Register contributor Paul Kengor about some similarities between the Summer of 1969 and this summer 2020.
Register Radio - 05/29/2020 - Churches Closed- Abortion Open
Even in a pandemic, the battle over abortion in the United States is vivid. First abortion businesses pushed to be recognized as essential services and next Planned Parenthood applied for federal relief funds. The Trump Administration has pushed back. Register Reporter Lauretta Brown brings us the story. And as states all across America are re-opening, controversy continues to swirl around the question of why in some places churches are not considered essential. We talk to Montse Alvarado, executive director of Becket.
Register Radio - 05/22/2020 - Catching Up with COVID-19 developments
Churches are re-opening across the country, but some of them are in defiance of their own state governors. And the U.S. Justice Department office of Civil Rights is weighing in. Meanwhile, in Europe, similar battles are under way over when and how the faithful can return safely to Mass and the Sacraments. This week on Register Radio we catch up on all of the COVID-19 developments. Plus, we look at other news that may have been missed in the midst of the pandemic.
Register Radio - 05/15/2020 - Music and Sacraments during Covid Crisis
The power of music to comfort, to teach, and to help us lift our eyes and hearts to the divine is needed now more than ever. This week on Register Radio, we talk to two members of the Gloriæ Dei Cantores (Latin for "Singers to the Glory of God") is a 40-voice choir based in the Church of the Transfiguration in Orleans, Massachusetts. And, the Thomistic Institute is helping churches to resume the public celebration of the sacraments safely and reverently. We are joined by Dr. Thomas McGovern, co-host of EWTN Radio’s weekly program, “Doctor, Doctor.”
Register Radio - 05/09/2020 - Dr. Scott Hahn- Hope To Die
n these difficult days for people across the globe, there is something powerfully helpful for Catholics to remember the authentic Christian meaning of death and the resurrection of the body. It is, as our guests this week like to stress, important to explore the significance of death and burial from a Catholic perspective, precisely because of the hope it brings to us. This week on Register Radio, we talk to Dr. Scott Hahn about his new book, Hope to Die.
Register Radio - 05/08/2020 - Dr Scoot Hahn- Hope to Die
In these difficult days for people across the globe, there is something powerfully helpful for Catholics to remember the authentic Christian meaning of death and the resurrection of the body. It is, as our guests this week like to stress, important to explore the significance of death and burial from a Catholic perspective, precisely because of the hope it brings to us. This week on Register Radio, we talk to Dr. Scott Hahn about his new book, Hope to Die.
Register Radio - 05/01/2020 - Homeschooling & Miss America
Even in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic, the culture wars in the country continue. The late, great Phyllis Schlafly is being portrayed as an enemy of women and social progress in a new series on Hulu. And even as parents are homeschooling their children, Harvard University is calling for an end to all teaching at home. This week on Register Radio we look at the latest controversies with Register correspondent Lauretta Brown and Register editor Alyssa Murphy
Register Radio - 04/25/2020 - Priests on the COVID 19 Frontline
Across the United States, as governors are weighing how to safely lift shelter in place orders, Church leaders are exploring how to continue to care for their flock’s spiritual needs. We are joined by Register contributors Kate Scanlan, Peter Jesserer Smith and Alyssa Murphy, who have covered stories about priests on the front lines, Confession sheds, and how dioceses are weighing reopening public sacraments.
Register Radio - 04/17/2020 - Archbishop Gregory Aymond Interview
This week’s show features Archbishop Gregory Aymond of New Orleans, who on March 23 became the first bishop to announce that he tested positive for Coronavirus. He spoke to Jeanette De Melo by phone on April 9 just hours before celebrating Holy Thursday liturgy. But first Matthew Bunson and Jeanette catch up on the latest news—at least one U.S. diocese is resuming public masses, and the pro-life community reaches out to serve women in crisis pregnancies.
Register Radio - 04/03/2020 - Holy Week in a COVID-19 World
As we enter Holy Week, Catholics everywhere will mark the holiest days of the liturgical year at home and unable to go to our churches and cathedrals. While the Coronavirus pandemic has likely increased our prayer life, it has crippled many Catholics’ sacramental life. Fr. Raymond De Souza, Register columnist joins us to talk about the impact the limiting of sacraments has on bishops, priests, and the faithful. Then we turn to how to best celebrate a prayerful and solemn Holy Week and Easter from home? We talk to Chris Carstens about his new book, Devotional Journey into the Easter Mystery.
Register Radio - 03/31/2020 - In Coronavirus- How Christ is Present
How Christ Makes Himself Present to the City and to the World Host Jeanette De Melo in an interview with Chris Carstens
Register Radio - 03/27/2020 - School and work at home -Covid19-
In the face of the Coronavirus pandemic, most people are at home – working, schooling and trying to stay busy and well. How can Catholic families who find themselves “homeschooling” during this time make the time truly productive? What are faithful Catholic colleges doing during the coronavirus pandemic? The Register has been covering this new education scene. This week we talk to Patrick Reilly of the Cardinal Newman Society. Plus, Matthew Bunson and Jeanette De Melo catch up on the latest Catholic angles on Coronavirus news.