On Register Radio this week, Cardinal Daniel Di Nardo of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston gives us a first hand account of Hurricane Harvey’s devastation, its effects on Church property and its toll on the people who have lost so much.
Confederate statues and monuments reminiscent of slavery in our country have become the subject of debate and protest that in Charlotteville ended in violence. What should Catholics make of the controversy over statues? This week on Register Radio, we talk about it with Monsignor Charles Pope. Then, we get a full report about a recent defense of Amoris Laetitia from Register Contributor Father Raymond DeSouza.
As America continues to grapple with the terrible events in Charlottesville, Catholics are asking what the Faith can teach us about overcoming the evils of hatred and racism and restoring a culture the helps see us Christ in others. We'll discuss what Catholics can do after Charlottesville with author Joseph Pearce. We'll also discuss the total solar eclipse of Aug. 21, 2017.
Most Catholics are familiar with the last rites, which include the sacraments of penance, anointing of the sick and viaticum, but surprisingly few are familiar with the apostolic pardon and how it might bring immense comfort both to the dying and their family members. What exactly is the apostolic pardon? This week on Register Radio we find out from Patti Armstrong. But first we talk to Joseph Pronechen about the heroism and even holiness that occurred after the Battle of Dunkirk in France in 1940.
The Spanish Cathedral of Cordoba has been the center of Catholic life in the city since the year 1236. Today, it is under threat from a movement to seize it from the Catholic Church. What’s the story behind this campaign? This week on Register Radio, we find out as we discuss the fight for faith in Catholic Spain.
Ten years ago, Pope Benedict XVI issued his famous motu proprio Summorum Pontificum, expanding the use of the traditional Latin Mass. What was its impact on the Church? This week on Register Radio, we find out. Listen to Register Radio as we discuss this important document with liturgical expert Chris Carstens and Register blogger Kathy Schiffer.
It’s the 50th anniversary of the controversial Land O’Lakes statement. How did the declaration affect Catholic colleges and universities? On this week's Register Radio we discuss the pursuit of academic excellence that turned into the decline of Catholic identity.
How can the Catholic Church accompany men and women who are attracted to the same sex? A couple recent books attempt to answer that question. In a conversation with writer Judy Roberts, Register Radio examines ambiguities in some so called gay ministries. Then we listen to the story of author Daniel Mattson who talks about why he no longer calls himself gay.
This week thousands of Catholics gathered in Orlando for the historic Convocation of Catholic Leaders to discuss how to bring the joy of the Gospel to America, and the National Catholic Register was there.
This week, we celebrate our Nation's Independence with a look into the heroic work of America’s Catholic military chaplains and the needs of military families serving around the world. Join us on Register Radio for a conversation with Archbishop Timothy Broglio, shepherd of the Archdiocese of Military Services.
Four cardinals have asked to meet Pope Francis in Rome to discuss their concerns over Amoris Laetita. On Register Radio with Jeanette DeMelo and Matthew Bunson, Edward Pentin reports the background on this and more Vatican news. Then, Register writer Brian O’Neel discusses how blessed we are in the United States with more than 79 men and women on the road to sainthood.
This July, the Bishops of the United States will bring together Catholics from across the country in an unprecedented convocation of Catholic leaders to encourage evangelization in the 21st century. This week on Register Radio, we learn all about the hopes and plans for this first-ever event. Join Register editor-in-chief Jeanette De Melo and co-host Matthew Bunson as they talk to Dr. Jonathan Reyes, one of the chief organizers of the convocation.
Readers and fans of the National Catholic Register often ask what it's like to work for the largest national Catholic newspaper in the United States. This week, you get a special inside look from two pivotal members of the Register staff. Join Register editor-in-chief Jeanette De Melo and co-host Matthew Bunson as they talk to editors Tom Wehner and Kevin Knight, only on Register Radio.
Join Jeannette DeMelo and Matthew Bunson for Register Radio as they visit with the National Catholic Register's Edward Pentin and Paul Kengor about the President's recent visit with Pope Francis.
Congratulations, graduates! College graduations are in full swing. How have Catholic college commencements speakers faired? This week on Register Radio we find out. Jeanette De Melo and Matthew Bunson are joined by Patrick Reilly of the Cardinal Newman Society. Then Register reporter Peter Smith gets a window into a business that puts Catholic teaching into action.
This week on Register Radio, Jeanette De Melo and Matthew Bunson celebrate the 100th anniversary of Our Lady’s apparitions at Fatima with in-depth insights into Mary's message and miracles. Register contributor Paul Kengor talks about Fatima, Faustina and Hell, and staff writer Joe Pronechen discusses the Miracle of the Sun.
Register Radio co-hosts Jeanette DeMelo and Matthew Bunson talk with Vatican correspondent Edward Pentin as he recounts his experience on the ground with Pope Francis in Egypt. They also discuss this week's breaking news, including Pres. Trump's upcoming visit to the Vatican. Then Egyptian Jesuit Father Samir Khalil Samir explains about the plight of Christians in Egypt and throughout the Middle East.
This week on Register Radio Matthew Bunson talks with Edward Pentin about the Pope’s trip to Egypt. Also EWTN News Nightly’s Jason Calvi stops by to discuss President Trump’s first 100 days in office.
Join Jeanette DeMelo, editor in chief of the National Catholic Register, and cohost Matthew Bunson as they talk with Fr. Philip Bochanski, the new Executive Director of COURAGE. Fr. Bochanski shares how COURAGE ministers to those with same-sex attraction, and talks about what lead him to the priesthood.
Jeanette De Melo and Matthew Bunson talk with the Register's Peter Jesserer Smith, who recently returned from Haiti, about the resilience of Catholics in that country. We also hear from Fr. Benedict Kiely, founder of Nasarean.org, just back from Iraq.
Jeanette De Melo talks with Matthew Bunson who reported this week from on the ground at the confirmation hearing of Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch. Together they talk with Register columnist Paul Kengor about Judge Gorsuch and the natural law. Then we hear from Edward Pentin who spend last weekend reporting from on the ground in Iraq.
Join Register Radio this week as Matthew Bunson, a Register senior editor sits down with Catherine Szeltner, the host of the new television show EWTN Pro-Life Weekly. Join us for this behind-the-scenes look at the first TV program dedicated to the life issues.
Join Register Radio this week as we talk with the Register’s Peter Jesserer Smith about Archbishop Gomez's pastoral letter on holiness and Joan Desmond about transgender theory as well as an interesting documentary on Flannery O'Connor.
This weekend on Register Radio, Jeanette DeMelo and Matthew Bunson talk with Register Rome correspondent Edward Pentin.
This weekend on Register Radio, Jeanette DeMelo and Matthew Bunson talk with Register correspondent Joe Pronechen about the breaking news on the cause of canonization for Sr. Lucia of Fatima. And then our hosts discuss Archbishop Charles Chaput’s important new book on post-Christian culture with Register book critic Fr. C.J. McCloskey.
This weekend on Register Radio, Jeanette DeMelo and Matthew Bunson talk with Register senior editor Joan Desmond about the impact on religious liberty of President Trump's executive order on same sex discrimination. And then our hosts talk about the journey to Lent, Shrovetide and pancakes with Register blogger Stephanie Mann. Tune in for the National Catholic Register's news and analysis Saturday at 7pm Eastern, and Sunday at 11am Eastern, only on EWTN Radio.
This weekend on Register Radio, Jeanette DeMelo and Matthew Bunson discuss President Trump's controversial immigration order with Register columnist Omar Gutierrez. Our hosts also talk about the latest news from the Vatican with the Register's Rome correspondent Edward Pentin. Tune in for the National Catholic Register's news and analysis Saturday at 7pm Eastern, and Sunday at 11am Eastern, only on EWTN Radio.
This weekend on Register Radio, Jeanette DeMelo and Matthew Bunson have a special interview with Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York. We discuss the inauguration of Donald Trump as America’s 45th president, the prospects for the pro-life cause with the new administration and how to heal a politically divided nation. Join the National Catholic Register’s Editor-in-Chief Jeanette DeMelo and Senior Editor Matthew Bunson for Register Radio, Saturday at 7:00 p.m. Eastern, and Sunday at 11:00 a.m. Eastern, only on EWTN Radio.
This weekend on Register Radio, Matthew Bunson talks with EWTN News Nightly's Rome producer Mary Shovlain about the challenges and joys of living in Rome and covering the Vatican. Then he talks to Register film critic Steven Greydanus about the best and the worst movies of 2016, including Rogue One, Ben Hur, and Hacksaw Ridge. Join Matthew Bunson, senior editor with the National Catholic Register, for Register Radio, Saturday at 7pm Eastern, and Sunday at 11am Eastern, only on EWTN Radio.
This weekend on Register Radio, Matthew Bunson talks with Register correspondents Peter Jesserer Smith and Joe Pronechen about the most important news stories of 2016. Then he talks to Register Managing Editor Tom Wehner about what it was like to cover the news in the wild and unpredictable year that was. Join Matthew Bunson, senior editor with the National Catholic Register, for a Year End special edition of Register Radio.