John Burger

John Burger

John Burger came to the Register in 2001 as a staff writer after working as a reporter for Catholic New York, the newspaper of the Archdiocese of New York. He has a bachelor's degree in English from Iona College in New Rochelle, N.Y., and a master's degree in English from Iowa State University and has taught in China and France.

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Chen Guangcheng Speaks in New York

Though Chen Guangcheng made no mention of China’s one-child policy during his first speaking appearance in the U.S., the optimism he expressed for a more open China may apply to the continuing abuses of that policy.

Christians Mark 9/11 Anniversary With Prayer

A group of New York clergymen had their own prayer service at Ground Zero for the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, in response to New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s decision not to have clergy at the official 9/11 memorial.