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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.
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.