Advent has begun, and as the parties, shopping, travel and stress consume the next days and weeks, Catholics should stop and ask, how do I get the most out this blessed season? This week on Register Radio we talk to Claire Dwyer about her User’s Guide for Advent. Then, Bishop Richard Malone submitted his resignation as Bishop of Buffalo this week for his handling of the clergy sexual abuse crisis. Peter Jesserer Smith, Register staff reporter, gives us the details.
“Here beneath these signs are hidden priceless things to sense forbidden; signs, not things, are all we see” (Lauda Sion)
Pope Francis has issued new laws for battling clergy sexual abuse. Will they be effective? Will bishops be held accountable? And will lay people have a voice? This week on Register Radio, we talk to Register correspondent Lauretta Brown and CNA’s editor-in-chief JD Flynn about Pope Francis’ motu proprio, “You are the Light of the World.”
This week on Register Radio, we talk to writer Joan Frawley Desmond about the Open Letter and the strong reactions it has provoked. And then, in a Mothers’ Day special, blogger Katie Warner discusses her series of interviews with priests about their mothers.
Attorney General Joshua D. Hawley said that the investigation would begin as soon as possible, with the resulting report being presented to local prosecutors.
Twenty years after the death of Mother Teresa on Sept. 5, the founder of the Missionaries of Charity continues to inspire. Susan Conroy remembers her time with St. Teresa of Calcutta. Then we catch up with a former Register staffer who traded Catholic journalism for a religious vocation.
On Register Radio this week, Cardinal Daniel Di Nardo of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston gives us a first hand account of Hurricane Harvey’s devastation, its effects on Church property and its toll on the people who have lost so much.
This week on Register Radio Matthew Bunson talks with Edward Pentin about the Pope’s trip to Egypt. Also EWTN News Nightly’s Jason Calvi stops by to discuss President Trump’s first 100 days in office.