Former vice president and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, seen through a news camera viewfinder, speaks to a crowd at a Democratic National Committee event June 6, 2019, in Atlanta, Georgia.
Former vice president and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, seen through a news camera viewfinder, speaks to a crowd at a Democratic National Committee event June 6, 2019, in Atlanta, Georgia. (photo: Photo by Dustin Chambers/Getty Images)

Biden’s Backpedaling and Faithful Fathers (June 15)

Presidential hopeful Joe Biden was rebuked this week by his party for not going far enough to support abortion. The Register’s Joan Desmond brings us the story. And on a more hopeful note, just in time for Father’s Day, the Knights of Columbus have launched a way to highlight unsung heroes — men whose virtue makes them role models. For this story we’re joined by the Register’s Joseph O’Brien.

Amy Coney Barrett in 2018

Judge Amy Coney Barrett Confirmation Hearings (Oct. 17)

Judge Amy Coney Barrett this week faced the senate judiciary committee where she was questioned in four days of hearings. How did the 7th circuit court judge, Notre dame law professor and mom of seven fair? Andrea Picciotti-Bayer, a legal analyst for EWTN News, gives us her insights on Judge Barrett’s case for herself as Supreme Court jurist. And then, the Register’s Alyssa Murphy talks about the buzz of the week on the Catholic web.

China, Amy Coney Barrett (Oct. 3, 2020)

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was at the Vatican this week talking about China and human rights and meeting with the Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin. Register Rome correspondent Edward Pentin covers this story here on Register Radio.And then, we hear from Register contributor Andrea Picciotti-Bayer about President Trump’s pick for the Supreme Court Amy Coney Barrett and the grueling confirmation process that lies ahead.

Navy Chaplain Controversy, Catholic Vote (Sept. 19, 2020)

With the 2020 election less than 50 days away, the Trump and Biden campaigns have been appealing to communities of faith — including Catholics — by highlighting issues they believe will resonate with religious voters. This week on Register Radio we talk to Register correspondent Lauretta Brown about the outreach of both campaigns to the Catholic vote. And then, we hear from Jonathan Liedl about the controversy over the Navy and the chaplain corps that raises questions about religious liberty in the armed forces.