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Blogs
Peter Jesserer Smith
The robot Sophia has enchanted the world with her advanced artificial intelligence, but human beings may be missing her implicit warning that human moral conduct will determine our future with AI-robots.
Blogs
Peter Jesserer Smith
Although Jane Doe has obtained an abortion, the Justice Department wants to make sure the ACLU cannot use the case for its larger legal abortion strategy.
Vatican
Peter Jesserer Smith
The Church’s sainthood process is peeling back myths and revealing the truth of Blessed Oscar Romero’s holiness unto death.
World
Peter Jesserer Smith
Battered by natural and economic disasters, Haiti’s people strive to build up their beautiful country with the help of the Catholic Church.
Nation
Peter Jesserer Smith
Congress’ defunding of the abortion giant is enmeshed with a repeal of the Affordable Care Act.
Culture of Life
Peter Jesserer Smith
Talked about by two synods on the family, a new form of marriage formation is finally making headway in the Church, with a boost from Pope Francis.
Nation
Peter Jesserer Smith
A series of executive orders draws concern from the Church, as the president implements promises he made on the campaign trail.
Culture of Life
Peter Jesserer Smith
Pro-life organizations hail Donald Trump’s special adviser as a proven fighter for the pro-life movement, who used her polling company to gather the data that would shape the pro-life message.
Culture of Life
Peter Jesserer Smith
The longtime pro-life champion discusses the impact the March for Life made on him and others over the years.
Culture of Life
Peter Jesserer Smith
The annual pro-life family event highlights the Church’s promotion of the life and dignity of the human person, in all walks of life, from conception to natural death.
Culture of Life
Peter Jesserer Smith
Multiple generations take part in the culture of life.
Nation
Peter Jesserer Smith
A new report, released this month, comes in response to racial tensions that the country faced throughout 2016.
Culture of Life
Peter Jesserer Smith
The author of Left to Tell, her account of surviving atrocities, was a main speaker at Saturday’s OneLife LA celebration in Los Angeles.
World
Peter Jesserer Smith
Melkite Greek Catholic Archbishop Jean-Clément Jeanbart described a Church alive, but told the Register it needs partners for its ‘Build to Stay’ movement.
Persecuted Christians
Peter Jesserer Smith
Maronite Bishop Gregory Mansour, an advocate for Middle-East Christians, speaks with the Register about CRS’ role providing a Catholic witness of peace to a broken world.
Culture of Life
Peter Jesserer Smith
Pro-life Christmas carolers have brought the spirit of Christmas to abortion-minded women all over the country this year, saving lives and changing hearts.
World
Nicholas Wolfram Smith and Peter Jesserer Smith
The Patriarchate of Alexandria may become the latest Church to restore the ancient order of deaconess.
In Person
Peter Jesserer Smith
The outgoing president of CRS spoke with the Register about what she set out to accomplish five years ago and the road that lies ahead.
Nation
Peter Jesserer Smith
African-American Catholics have developed a rich spiritual patrimony for 500 years that has nourished holy men and women — six of whom have active causes for canonization.
Nation
Peter Jesserer Smith
Dioceses in Louisiana, Texas and Mississippi have joined the 24-hour day of Catholic philanthropy set for ‘Giving Tuesday.’
Culture of Life
Peter Jesserer Smith
Pro-life leaders say the Republican sweep gives them an opportunity to roll back legal abortion — but others warn the movement risk gains by not investing in their own alternatives to Planned Parenthood.
Culture of Life
Peter Jesserer Smith
For those who embraced the Pope’s invitation to seek the Father’s mercy, the jubilee year was filled with blessings.
Persecuted Christians
Peter Jesserer Smith
Christians and Muslims in Jordan believe that their country — the Holy Land’s east bank — provides a vision of what the Middle East could become again.
Persecuted Christians
Peter Jesserer Smith
Father Nabil Haddad, a Melkite Greek Catholic priest, spoke with the Register and other religious writers after the inauguration of the new Pope Francis Center in Amman.
Blogs
Peter Jesserer Smith
Bishop Gregory Mansour explained Catholic Relief Services is part of a collaborative Catholic network supporting the Middle East Church in caring for genocide victims and war refugees.
Nation
Peter Jesserer Smith
The case of a Central American teenager seeking an abortion in Texas is decried as a double failure to respect the life and dignity of the unborn and the migrant.
Nation
Peter Jesserer Smith
The organization says it can admit girls and maintain single-sex environments in troops and packs, but others have doubts.
Nation
Peter Jesserer Smith
Bishop Robert Gruss tells the Register that Black Elk’s life provides a model of ‘missionary evangelization’ for all Catholic Americans.
Education
Peter Jesserer Smith
The event originated with Georgetown faculty and received the public backing of the president’s office.
Education
Peter Jesserer Smith
Home schooling has shown it can achieve the dream of Catholic education: forming the whole person in Christ.