Cardinal Daniel DiNardo (left) and Archbishop José Gómez, president and vice-president of the USCCB at the spring meeting in Indianapolis.
Cardinal Daniel DiNardo (left) and Archbishop José Gómez, president and vice-president of the USCCB at the spring meeting in Indianapolis. (photo: Image: USCCB)

Summer films and USCCB meeting (6/17/2017)

The Bishops of the United States gathered in Indianapolis for their spring meeting and focused on issues of immigration, religious liberty, and the upcoming synod of youth in Rome. This week we are joined by Matt Hadro from the Catholic News Agency to get the details. Also, the summer movie season is upon us, and Register movie critic Steven Greydanus is here to tell us what films are hits or misses.

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.

President Donald Trump during his speech at a "Thank You" Tour rally held at the Giant Center in Hershey, Pa.

President Trump: ‘Faith in God’ Helps Unite Nation

In an apparent reference to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and months of demonstrations and civil unrest across several U.S. cities over racial justice issues, Trump said that faith was an important support for civil and national unity.