The ‘Corpus Christi in the Capital’ procession approaches the U.S. Capitol building June 23, 2019
The ‘Corpus Christi in the Capital’ procession approaches the U.S. Capitol building June 23, 2019 (photo: Photo by Marketin Pici)

Summertime News (June 29)

Summers are traditionally quiet on the news front, but from the U.S. Bishops’ meeting in Baltimore to Supreme Court decisions, Summer 2019 is proving busy indeed. This week on Register Radio, we talk to Register correspondent Lauretta Brown about covering the news, including her recent reporting from Baltimore. And then, we are joined by Alyssa Murphy with more summer stories, including special indulgences and Corpus Christi processions worldwide.

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Baptism Without a Godparent, Catholic Internet Scams (Oct. 23)

Imagine baptism without a godparent. Well, that’s the reality in one Sicilian archdiocese that has banned the appointment of godparents for the next three years. Register contributor Patti Armstrong gives us reasons godparents exist and explains how the Marlon Brando model of the Godfather gets it very wrong. Also, Register staff writer Peter J. Smith shares about the trouble some parishes are having with internet scams and what can be done to avoid them.