This week on Register Radio, Tim Drake speaks with National Catholic Register senior editor Joan Frawley Desmond about the highlights of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ annual fall meeting. In the second half of our program, Belmont Abbey College President Dr. William Thierfelder speaks about the school’s decision to file a lawsuit against the federal government because of the HHS mandate, which would require the college to cover contraceptives, voluntary sterilizations, and abortifacients in their health care coverage. Read more: Click here to find a station in your area Sound off about Register Radio! Call (205)-278-8456 or email us at to let us know your thoughts or questions about any particular topic we’ve discussed on the show, in our paper or on Your feedback just might be presented and discussed on the air!