Register Radio - 03/06/2021 - 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.
Register Radio - 02/27/2021 - Equality Act and St. Elizabeth of the Trinity
This week the Democrat controlled Congress was poised to pass the Equality Act which will impose radical gender ideology on the country and threaten religious freedoms for people of faith and conscience. This week on Register Radio we talk to Register legal contributor Andrea Picciotti-Bayer to look at the Equality Act and transgender ideology. And then, long before the Second Vatican Council called for the sanctification of the laity, St. Elizabeth of the Trinity prophetically claimed that holiness is truly for everyone. We are joined by author Claire Dwyer to talk about her new book, This Present Paradise, A Spiritual Journey with St. Elizabeth of the Trinity.
Register Radio - 02/20/2021 - Lent Ashes and Remembering Christopher Plummer
On Ash Wednesday we are reminded “you are dust, and to dust you shall return.” It’s a call to conversion but it also reminds us of death. This week on Register Radio, we talk to Byzantine Rite Father Michael O’Loughlin about the Lenten journey. And then, the passing this week of famed actor Christopher Plummer gave rise to reflection on one of the great Catholic scenes in the history of cinema. We are joined by Register contributor Father Raymond DeSouza.
Register Radio - 02/13/2021 - The Importance of Worship and Catholic Schools
Guest Andrea Picciotti-Bayer talks on importance of worship and recent supreme court decisions and other upcoming cases. Also Tom Carroll tells us that Catholic Schools in Boston are open.
Register Radio - 02/06/2021 - Bidens Blue America and Toxic Femininity
Two weeks removed from the inaugural address of President Biden, Americans – especially many Catholics– are looking back and questioning the appeal for unity from our new president. This week on Register Radio, we talk to Register contributor, Professor Gerry Bradley about what he calls “President Joe Biden’s Blue America.” And then, we are joined by author Carrie Gress and her book The Anti-Mary Exposed: Rescuing the Culture from Toxic Femininity. Is her book being censored by big tech?
Register Radio - 01/30/2021 - Catholic Schools & Pro-Life legend Joe Scheidler
A new book is looking at the unexpected success of Catholic schools in Massachusetts and asking some hard questions about Catholic education. This week on Register Radio we are joined by Cara Candal, co-editor of the book A Vision of Hope: Catholic Schooling in Massachusetts. And then, we have just marked the anniversary of the infamous Supreme Court Roe v Wade decision, and Register Contributor Mary FioRito and Catholic Woman’s Forum joins us to remember the Pro-Life legend Joe Scheidler and to assess the pro-life cause at this moment in our country.
Register Radio - 01/23/2021 - Biden As President and the Issue of Abortion
This last week President Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th president. He assumed office in a turbulent time. What are the virtues we need for this moment? This week on Register Radio we talk to Catholic commentator and columnist Kathryn Jean Lopez. And then, we are joined by Professor Helen Alvaré to discuss why the Catholic Church Is Correct in Not Letting Abortion Issue Slide.
Register Radio - 01/15/2021 - Ralph Martin & Catherine Hadro- Hope in Crisis
As the nation struggles with the COVID pandemic, economic uncertainty, and political upheaval, Catholics are also troubled by deep crises within the Church. What is the way forward for authentic renewal? This week on Register Radio, we talk author Ralph Martin about his analysis of this moment especially in light of his latest book, A Church in Crisis: Pathways Forward. And then, we are joined by Catherine Hadro, host of EWTN Pro-Life Weekly, to assess 8 Hopeful Signs for the Pro-Life Movement in 2021.
Register Radio - 01/01/2021 - UNREST: A Nation Divided
The hopes of a new year bringing healing and unity to a divided nation received a terrible blow this last week with violence in the US Capitol as supporters of President Trump tried to block the certification of the presidential election. Register contributor Paul Kengor, \ professor of political science at Grove City College, PA gives us his reactions. And then, we turn to Dr. Alveda King, the niece of the late great Martin Luther King Jr., for her perspective on the political unrest, the important Senate runoff elections in Georgia, and what lies ahead for the Pro-Life movement during a Biden Administration.
Register Radio - 12/19/2020 - Are the Covid-19 Vaccines Ethical? Christian Brugger
As the U.S. and other countries are preparing for the roll out of COVID-19 vaccines, Catholics are evaluating the ethics of their production and whether Catholics can in conscience receive them. This week on Register Radio, Register contributor and moral theologian Christian Brugger weighs in on the morality of the COVID vaccines.
Register Radio - 12/12/2020 - The Editors Corner and Good News!
As Catholics try to quiet themselves as they journey through Advent, news keeps breaking, including the launch of vaccines for the COVID pandemic, the start of the Year of St. Joseph, and a major appointment to the new cabinet of Presumptive President-Elect Joe Biden that has Pro-Life leaders deeply concerned. This week on Register Radio, we catch up on the latest with Editors’ Corner. And then, we hear about the good news stories that you may have missed with Register Digital Editor Alyssa Murphy.
Register Radio - 12/05/2020 - Cardinal Pell-Advent and Gospel of Mark
Cardinal George Pell, falsely imprisoned for some 400 days emerged from his ordeal ready to remind the world that “the key to life is found in Christ’s words.” This week on Register Radio we talk to Register Rome correspondent Edward Pentin about his interview with Cardinal Pell, the first since his acquittal and release from prison. And then, a new liturgical year has begun, and with it a new cycle of readings. We talk to John Bergsma about the Gospel of Mark, Advent, and Christmas.
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.