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Register Radio - 05/08/2021 - Mother's Day After Lockdown
May 8, 2021
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
May 1, 2021
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
Apr 17, 2021
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
Apr 10, 2021
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
Mar 27, 2021
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
Mar 26, 2021
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
Mar 20, 2021
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
Mar 13, 2021
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
Mar 7, 2021
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
Feb 27, 2021
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
Feb 20, 2021
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
Feb 13, 2021
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
Feb 6, 2021
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
Jan 30, 2021
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
Jan 23, 2021
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.
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