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Register Radio - 06/19/2021 - Bishops Vote on Eucharist and Pro-Abortion Politicians
The U.S. Bishops met in a virtual assembly this week. The center of debate was Eucharist coherence: How to respond to declining belief in the Eucharist on one hand and how to handle Catholics in public life like President Biden who promote abortion and transgenderism in laws contrary to what the Church teaches. Register Washington Correspondent Lauretta Brown covered the conference and gives us a wrap on Register Radio. The Supreme Court decided unanimously that the City of Philadelphia can’t force Catholic Foster Care Agencies to place children in same-sex households. EWTN News legal analysis Andrea Picciotti-Bayer provides analysis.
Register Radio - 06/12/2021 - Bishops Talk on Eucharist and Sacred Heart Secrets
The US Bishops will gather virtually next week for their spring meeting, and at the top of their agenda is the Eucharist. While the Bishops will consider drafting a formal statement on the Eucharist in the life of the Church, they will also be hearing about a proposed plan for a Eucharistic Revival to deepen a greater understanding and love of the Real Presence among the faithful. On Register Radio David Spesia, Executive Director of Evangelization and Catechesis for the US Conference of Catholic Bishops gives us a preview of this crucial initiative. And then, in honor of the Feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, we are joined by Emily Jaminet to discuss her book, Secrets of the Sacred Heart: Twelve Ways to Claim Jesus' Promises in Your Life.
Register Radio - 06/05/2021 - Miracle of Vistula -and Johnson Wedding
In 1920, in the face of the Soviet Unions’ aggression, Catholic Poland stood alone. How does Poland’s resistance serve as a cause for hope today. The Register’s UK Correspondent KV Turley tells the story of the “Miracle of Vistula” When Our Lady Saved the World From Communism. And then, there’s the recent Catholic wedding of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson in the Westminster Cathedral. Some Catholics have questions how such a marriage can be valid. We are joined by Fr. Pius Pietrzyk for an explainer on Catholic Marriage and Church law.
Register Radio - 05/29/2021 - Sohrab Ahmari Interview
Convert to Catholicism and best-selling author Sohrab Ahmari has made a significant contribution to the important question of where we are as a culture and how we have lost our sense of tradition. This week on Register Radio we talk to the author about his new book The Unbroken Thread: Discovering the Wisdom of Tradition in an Age of Chaos. And then, we catch up with the news from the editor’s corner on the division among bishops on the drafting of a teaching document on Eucharistic coherence.
Register Radio - 05/22/2021 - Pentecost and Editors Corner May 2021
Happy Birthday Church. Pentecost Sunday is here. And we celebrate the Holy Spirit’s constant presence in the Catholic Church, many Catholics are being re-invited back to Mass as bishops are reinstating the Sunday obligations following the coronavirus pandemic restrictions. To help you prepare for Pentecost we’ve invite Scripture Scholar John Bergsma back to Register Radio. And then, we catch up with the news from the editor’s corner.
Register Radio - 05/15/2021 - Dealing with Catholic Pro-abortion Politicians
When Joe Biden was elected US president debates over how to handle pro-abortion politicians and the reception of the Eucharist intensified across the nation and the internet. The U.S. bishops have never had a common approach to the situation. At their upcoming spring assembly they are expected to take up the topic and this week the Vatican weighed in. Register columnist Father Raymond de Souza brings us his analysis here on Register Radio. Then, we talk to Register Senior Editor Joan Desmond about the French religious sister who received the 70th miracle at Lourdes and her book that recounts the story of healing and hope.
Register Radio - 05/08/2021 - Mother's Day After Lockdown
In the US pandemic health and safety restrictions are loosening and we are likely to see in this weekends’ celebration of Mothers’ Day 2021 a more intense celebration of mothers than usual. After the challenges of the last year there is renewed appreciation for that special role mothers play. Register contributor Erika Ahern and our Senior Editor Joan Frawley Desmond join in a conversation on how mothers weathered the pandemic. And then, we get an update from the Register’s Alyssa Murphy on the stories you don’t want to miss from NCRegister.com including a look at artificial intelligence and politicians and communion
Register Radio - 05/01/2021 - Biden's 100 Days - Protestants OK at Mass
President Joe Biden has reached the 100-Day milestone for his Administration, and Catholics are assessing his record. Register correspondent Lauretta Brown joins us with a progress report for the nation’s second Catholic president. And then, we get an update from Rome from the Register’s Rome correspondent Edward Pentin on his recent coverage of an upcoming Vatican conference that gives prime time to the CEOS of covid-19 vaccine producers Moderna and Pfizer as well as a report on a push from the German bishops to allow Protestants to receive the Eucharist.
Register Radio - 04/17/2021 - Church Membership Down 50%- Packing the Courts
America’s political divide grew a little wider this week with the announcement by leading Democrats in the House and Senate that they were introducing a bill to pack the Supreme Court by adding four more Justices. This week on Register Radio we talk to Register legal analyst Andrea Picciotti-Bayer about the implications for the high court and American culture. And then, church membership in the U.S. fell below 50% for the first time ever — what are the factors in play, and what does it mean for the Church going forward? We are joined by Register writer Jonathan Liedl.
Register Radio - 04/10/2021 - Catholic Classical Education Schools
The Easter Season is here, and Catholic families are trying to get the most out of the season, especially as we emerge slowly out of the pandemic. This week on Register Radio, we are joined by Catholic vlogger and Catholic family expert Erika Ahern on her Easter Octave Guide for Catholic Families and her advice for safeguarding families from relativism and secularism. And then, we talk to Register editor Alyssa Murphy who gives a round-up of not to miss stories at ncregister.com.
Register Radio - 03/27/2021 - Mike Aquilina on St. Joseph and the Angels
After the new Vatican decree limits Masses at side altars in St. Peter’s Basilica, one of the greatest and busiest churches in the world falls into near empty silence each morning. This week on Register radio we talk to Register Rome correspondent Edward Pentin about the new decree, plus we review Holy Week and Easter schedules at the Vatican and in Rome, and we check in on the controversies swirling around the Vatican’s statement same-sex unions and blessing. And then, Register contributor Kathy Schiffer joins us to discuss the new film Resurrection that is just out in time for Easter. #news #talk #Rome #Vatican #Resurrectionfilm
Register Radio - 03/26/2021 - Resurrection Movie and Vatican news
After the new Vatican decree limits Masses at side altars in St. Peter’s Basilica, one of the greatest and busiest churches in the world falls into near empty silence each morning. This week on Register radio we talk to Register Rome correspondent Edward Pentin about the new decree, plus we review Holy Week and Easter schedules at the Vatican and in Rome, and we check in on the controversies swirling around the Vatican’s statement same-sex unions and blessing. And then, Register contributor Kathy Schiffer joins us to discuss the new film Resurrection that is just out in time for Easter. #news #talk #Rome #Vatican #Resurrectionfilm
Register Radio - 03/20/2021 - Mike Aquilina on St. Joseph and the Angels
As the Church marks the Year of St. Joseph and has just celebrated the solemnity of St. Joseph this last week, we take a moment to reflect on the patron of the Universal Church. This week on Register Radio we talk to author Mike Aquilina about St. Joseph, his role in the Church, and his relationship with angels. Then, we catch up in the Editor’s Corner for all the news Catholics need to know.. #news #talk #saint
Register Radio - 03/13/2021 - What Catholics Need To Know About Vaccines
As the COVID vaccines continue to be distributed and become more readily available, Catholics everywhere are asking important questions about which ones – if any – they can receive? What guidance does the Church offer at this moment, especially when experts and even bishops seem to contradict each other? This week on Register Radio we talk to Dr. Joseph Meaney, president of the National Catholic #Bioethics Center, who holds a PhD in bioethics, about the controversy, forming our consciences, and what Catholics need to know about what #Catholics need to know about #vaccines. #news #talk
Register Radio - 03/07/2021 - Pope in Iraq and Gender Ideology
Pope Francis is venturing the first papal visit to Iraq this weekend. The historic trip could have immense ramifications for Christians in the region. On Register Radio today Rome Correspondent Edward Pentin highlights the hopes for this mission. An also in Vatican News Edward tells us about a new interview by Pope Emeritus Benedict. And then we talk to Register correspondent Jonathan Liedl about why gender ideology brooks not descent.