Pope Francis and Grand Imam Sheikh Ahmed Mohamed el-Tayyib in Egypt April 28. (L'Osservatore Romano)
Pope Francis and Grand Imam Sheikh Ahmed Mohamed el-Tayyib in Egypt April 28. (L'Osservatore Romano) (photo: Screenshot)

The Pope in Egypt Review and Breaking News (5/6/2017)

Register Radio co-hosts Jeanette DeMelo and Matthew Bunson talk with Vatican correspondent Edward Pentin as he recounts his experience on the ground with Pope Francis in Egypt. They also discuss this week's breaking news, including Pres. Trump's upcoming visit to the Vatican. Then Egyptian Jesuit Father Samir Khalil Samir explains about the plight of Christians in Egypt and throughout the Middle East.

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.