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With Washington in political chaos and the Vatican on the heels of the synod of bishops discussing evangelization in the Amazon region, there couldn’t be a more fitting time for Mass of the Americas to be celebrated by Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception Nov. 16. This week on Register Radio we find out what is so important about this Mass when we speak with Archbishop Cordileone of San Francisco. Then we get an update from the Register’s National Correspondent Lauretta Brown on the conflict in Syria and how Christians and other minorities are faring there.
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Last Sunday bishops took a break from deliberations on the Amazon to celebrate news saints, among whom is Saint John Henry Newman. Register Columnist Father Raymond DeSouza was there and gives us his take on the synod and the saints. Then we take a look at the SCOTUS 2020 Fall Term with Register senior editor Joan Frawley Desmond.
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Rome is abuzz with the Pan-Amazonian Synod and the bishops from the Amazon region continue to discuss the pastoral needs of its millions of inhabitants. What have been the biggest surprises so far? We talk with Edward Pentin, Register Rome correspondent. And then we get a preview of this Sunday’s canonization of Cardinal John Henry Newman.
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Pope Francis will canonize John Henry Newman Oct. 13. This week on Register Radio, we talk with Register contributor Kevin Turley, and Patrick Reilly, head of the Cardinal Newman Society.
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New accusations of sexual misconduct have been made against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, and it did not take long for their credibility to be called into question. Has the political atmosphere grown even darker in Washington, DC? This week on Register Radio we talk to Register Senior Editor Joan Desmond for the latest. Plus, the German bishops are pushing ahead with their plan for a special synodal assembly that could transform the Church in Germany and even beyond. We get all the details from Edward Pentin, Register Rome correspondent.
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The Diocese of Buffalo continues to be shaken by the sex abuse scandal and calls for its bishop, Richard Malone, to resign as shepherd. This week on Register Radio we talk to Register correspondent Lauretta Brown for the latest. Plus, Pope Francis finished his whirlwind trip to southern Africa after delivering a message of hope, peace and reconciliation. We get all the details from Edward Pentin, Register Rome correspondent, who was on the papal plane.
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The Diocese of Buffalo continues to be shaken by the sex abuse scandal and calls for its bishop, Richard Malone, to resign as shepherd. This week on Register Radio we talk to Register correspondent Lauretta Brown for the latest. Plus, Pope Francis finished his whirlwind trip to southern Africa after delivering a message of hope, peace and reconciliation. We get all the details from Edward Pentin, Register Rome correspondent, who was on the papal plane.
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Pope Francis arrives in Africa with a message of hope, peace and reconciliation. His trip comes just as ACI-Africa – EWTN’s latest news agency – begins its work of bringing the Catholic news of Africa to the world. This week on Register Radio we talk to Alejandro Bermudez, executive director of the ACI/CNA group of news agencies. Plus, what did Melinda Gates get wrong about contraception? We find out from Register contributor Mary FioRito.
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The Church has always had great concern for the little ones among us, and today when babies with Down syndrome are being singled out for extermination through abortion, that concern is even more important. This week on Register Radio we talk to Register correspondent Lauretta Brown about Catholic groups that help those with disabilities enter more fully into the sacraments. Plus, what are the hottest trending stories among Register readers? We talk to Alyssa Murphy, the Register’s Managing Editor of Digital Assets, for a roundup of hot headlines.
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This week a panel of Australian appellate judges rejected Cardinal George Pell’s appeal of the sexual abuse conviction that sent him to prison earlier this year. What happens next? We talk to Register Rome Correspondent Edward Pentin, who has the news details and reactions from Australia and the Vatican. Also, what’s the latest from Hong Kong? And why did Planned Parenthood opt out of Title X federal funding? We find out in a news roundup.
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A recent Pew study on the Holy Eucharist that found that only one-third of Catholics believe in the Real Presence. How did we reach this point, and what can we do about it? This week on Register Radio we talk to Register Correspondent Peter Jesserer Smith. Also, in an age where comedy seems dead, what is a Catholic cartoonist to do? We find out when we talk to Register cartoonist Patrick Cross.
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The Supreme Court may take up a significant religious freedom question next term on whether a city or state can require religious adoption services to place children with same-sex couples despite their faith-based objections. This week on Register Radio we talk to Register Senior Editor Joan Frawley Desmond about foster care, religious liberty and the courts. We also discuss with Joan the ongoing crisis at the John Paul II Institute in Rome — is the Catholic identity of the iconic school in danger?
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In the wake of the April 15 Notre Dame fire, will the great cathedral of Paris be restored faithfully or will there be shocking changes? This week on Register Radio we talk to Register European correspondent Solène Tadié. And then, “Who will defend Catholic education?” That is the question being asked by many Catholics worried about the future. We hear from Patrick Reilly, president of The Cardinal Newman Society.
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The firing of Dr. Leana Wen as president of Planned Parenthood has set off a firestorm of controversy surrounding the pro-abortion giant and exposed again the truth that Planned Parenthood is, as Dr. Wen wrote herself, not about healthcare but politics. This week on Register Radio we talk to Catherine Hadro, host of EWTN’s Pro-Life Weekly. Plus, we get Catherine’s insights into the recent social media explosion over women and preaching.
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Fifty years ago, 650 million people watched as astronaut Neil Armstrong set foot on the moon. And this week, Christ Cathedral was dedicated in California, marking the transformation of the famed Protestant Crystal Cathedral into America’s newest Catholic cathedral.
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It isn’t every day that you get a shout-out from the president of the United States, but that’s what happened to Sister Deirdre Byrne. This week on Register Radio, we’ll find out why. And, with the upcoming synod of bishops in Rome in October apparently open to a discussion about married priests, the issue of celibacy has become a major topic in the news. We talk to Register contributor Father Carter Griffin, who has a lot to say about the importance of priestly celibacy.
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Catholic journalists from across the country gathered in St. Petersburg, Florida, at the end of June for the Catholic Media Convention — best known for the annual Catholic Press Association Awards. This week on Register Radio, we talk with Register Managing Editor Tom Wehner about the convention, the awards for the Register and EWTN News, and the current state of Catholic journalism. And then, we are joined by Register contributor Patti Armstrong, one of those award winners, to discuss her career and the craft of writing.
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Summers are traditionally quiet on the news front, but from the U.S. Bishops’ meeting in Baltimore to Supreme Court decisions, Summer 2019 is proving busy indeed. This week on Register Radio, we talk to Register correspondent Lauretta Brown about covering the news, including her recent reporting from Baltimore. And then, we are joined by Alyssa Murphy with more summer stories, including special indulgences and Corpus Christi processions worldwide.
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Edward Pentin brings us the latest from Rome, including a summary and analysis of the Congregation of Education’s latest teaching on gender ideology and the Vatican’s working document for the upcoming Amazonian Synod in October. And Jeanette DeMelo discusses the latest news on China with Matthew Bunson, who just returned from a visit to Shanghai.
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Presidential hopeful Joe Biden was rebuked this week by his party for not going far enough to support abortion. The Register’s Joan Desmond brings us the story. And on a more hopeful note, just in time for Father’s Day, the Knights of Columbus have launched a way to highlight unsung heroes — men whose virtue makes them role models. For this story we’re joined by the Register’s Joseph O’Brien.
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This last week the Illinois state senate approved one of the most radical abortion bills in America, allowing abortion in the Land of Lincoln up to birth. Bishop Thomas Paprocki of Springfield, Illinois, has responsed. This week on Register Radio we interview Bishop Paprocki on his new decree prohibiting pro-abortion legislators from receiving Communion in his diocese.
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This week on Register Radio, we discuss the best choices for summer movies with Register film critic Deacon Steven Greydanus. And then, seven priests ordained in seven years from one Ohio parish. What’s the secret?
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Abortion has moved back into the center of American politics and the struggle to protect the unborn has become one the biggest issues heading into the 2020 presidential election. The rhetoric is heating up as well, and so too is the spiritual battle that surrounds the peaceful struggle to end abortion in America. This week on Register Radio we discuss the spiritual ramifications of working to save the unborn. We talk with Fr. John Paul Mary of the Franciscan Missionaries of the Eternal Word and Register Digital Assets Managing Editor Alyssa Murphy.
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Pope Francis has issued new laws for battling clergy sexual abuse. Will they be effective? Will bishops be held accountable? And will lay people have a voice? This week on Register Radio, we talk to Register correspondent Lauretta Brown and CNA’s editor-in-chief JD Flynn about Pope Francis’ motu proprio, “You are the Light of the World.”
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This week on Register Radio, we talk to writer Joan Frawley Desmond about the Open Letter and the strong reactions it has provoked. And then, in a Mothers’ Day special, blogger Katie Warner discusses her series of interviews with priests about their mothers.
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This week on Register Radio, we talk to Ruth Institute founder Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse, author of The Sexual State: How Elite Ideologies Are Destroying Lives and Why the Church Was Right All Along
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Holy Week and Easter witnessed evil attacks in Sri Lanka and the terrible fire of Notre Dame in Paris. It was a time of loss and violence even as the Christians everywhere celebrated the Resurrection. This week on Register Radio, we talk to Register correspondent Solène Tadié about the fire at Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris and the current state of the Church in France. And then, we catch up on the latest news and headlines, especially the attacks in Sri Lanka, and the memorable speeches at the National Catholic Prayer Breakfast.
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Dr. Matthew Bunson sits down with Bishop Joseph E. Strickland of the diocese of Tyler.
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Register contributor Patti Armstrong warns about some strange products at Wal-Mart. And the deep concerns one exorcist has about these dangerous items available with an easy on-line click. We also talk about Heartbeat bills on this episode of Register Radio with correspondent Lauretta Brown. These measures that would ban abortion after the detection of a fetal heartbeat have been gaining momentum in state legislatures across the country. Is this the next battleground in fighting abortion?
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Lent offers each of us an opportunity to reflect upon our faith journey. It’s a time to take account of where we are with God and where we are going. Here the stories of two of the Register’s newest staff members our European correspondent Solène Tadie and our managing editor of digital assets Alyssa Murphy.