Register Quick Poll

How do you like to receive your news?

  •   TV
  •   Radio
  •   Newspaper
  •   Online Reading
  •   Online Streaming
  •   Email
  •   Other
Daniel Ibáñez/CNA

At Colosseum, Pope Leads Thousands in Stations of the Cross Reflections

‘We find in the trial of the Cross, a force of hope, of the hope of the resurrection and of the love of God,’ the Holy Father commented at the end of the meditations.

Read | Comment

The Ruth Institute

Celebrities Endorse a New Product: Children as Commodities

COMMENTARY: Redefining marriage and family at the recent Fertility Planit conference in Los Angeles.

Read | Comment

Cuban Government Makes Good Friday Official Holiday

Responding to a request made by Pope Benedict XVI in 2012, the Communist regime is making the commemoration of the Passion of Christ a permanent national observance.

Read | Comment

Failing and Falling

I’m reminded of our failing and falling whenever I walk through the Stations of the Cross.

Read | Comment

Lauren Cater/CNA

Pope Urges Faithful to Serve With Jesus’ Radical Love

The Holy Father celebrated Holy Thursday Mass at a center for disabled persons, washing the feet of 12 of the residents.

Read | Comment

Courtesy the Symchych family

This Easter, Ukrainians ‘Have Nothing but Faith’

One family celebrates the Triduum amid hopes and fears for their country’s future.

Read | Comment

Daniel Ibáñez/CNA

Pope at Chrism Mass: Priests Must Anoint Others With Oil of Gladness

Priestly joy ‘is a priceless treasure not only for the priest himself, but for the entire faithful people of God,’ the Holy Father stressed.

Read | Comment

Jennifer Kraska

Radical Abortion Bill Dies in Colo. Senate

After Catholics and other pro-lifers mobilized against the legislation, the state Senate effectively killed the controversial legislation that would have banned pro-life laws.

Read | Comment

John XXIII, John Paul II Linked by Their Love of Constructive Dialogue With the World

Cardinal Paul Poupard, president emeritus of the Pontifical Council for Culture, remembers the two popes.

Read | Comment

Hot Topics

How Priests Can Evangelize Online

A Register experts forum.

Pope Benedict XVI Timeline

The story of Pope Benedict's pontificate.

America, We Won't Go Away

See you at the March for Life.

Same-Sex Marriage and the Persecution of Civil Society

Jennifer Roback Morse on the enormous consequences of redefining an institution.

Same-Sex Marriage: What About the Children?

What the American College of Pediatricians and others say about the risks.

Courage and Homosexuality

Learn about the support group for same-sex attracted Catholics.

Killed for Being a Girl

The reality of sex-selection abortion abroad — and at home.

Feminists For Life’s College Videos

Serrin Foster's efforts bear fruit on campuses.

Don’t Miss This ...

Online User's Guide to Sunday

Web-only reflections on forthcoming Mass readings.

Catholic Identity College Guide 2010-11

See how Catholic universities answer 10 questions about their Catholic identity.

Resources

Find our guides for college, teens and family faith life.

Teen Faith and Vocations 2008

A National Catholic Register Resource Guide

Top 100 Catholic Movies

See the movies 1,000 readers chose in an online survey.

Umbert the Unborn

Experience the daily humor of Umbert the Unborn – and see why he’s captured so many hearts!

Podcasts

Listen to Register editors discuss today's news and issues on Catholic radio