Official portrait of Donald Trump, Oct. 6, 2017.
Official portrait of Donald Trump, Oct. 6, 2017. (photo: Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead)

RNC and Conscience Rights (Aug. 29)

The Republican National Convention has just wrapped up, and President Trump made his case for re-election one week after former Vice President Joe Biden made his appeal at the Democratic National Convention. What happens next in the 2020 election?

Coronavirus, Catholic Schools (Aug. 1)

The COVID-19 pandemic has re-emerged as a major health crisis in the United States and around the world. How is the Church responding, and what can be done to keep parishioners safe as they worship? We talk with Dr. Timothy Flanigan, a Catholic deacon and infectious disease specialist at Brown University. Also, we’ve had a lot of news this week on Catholic schools, including an important op-ed by several important Church leaders reminding us that Catholic schools are worth saving. We talk with Register contributor Andrea Picciotti-Bayer.

Hagia Sophia, Catholic Schools and COVID (July 25)

With the school year only weeks away and with COVID-19 still a concern everywhere, parents across the country are waiting anxiously to find out if their children will be going back to class in person or online. And many Catholic schools are struggling to open their doors at all. This week on Register Radio, we talk to Register contributor Judy Roberts about Catholic schools and the crisis of COVID. And then, Turkey’s magnificent Hagia Sophia — once a cathedral and then. Mosque and then a museum — has been turned back into a mosque. What does this mean for Christian-Muslim dialogue, Christian persecution and the fate of what was once the grandest church in Christendom?