Register Radio - 03/22/2019 - Solene Tadie & Alyssa Murphy
Lent offers each of us an opportunity to reflect upon our faith journey. It’s a time to take account of where we are with God and where we are going. Here the stories of two of the Register’s newest staff members our European correspondent Solene Tadie and our managing editor of digital assets Alyssa Murphy.
Register Radio - 03/16/2019 - Newman and Filet O' Fish
Pope Francis approved a miracle last month that will make Blessed John Henry Newman a saint. This week on Register Radio, we talk the Register’s UK correspondent, KV Turley. Plus, more than fifty years after its invention, the Filet-O-Fish sandwich remains a staple for Catholics during Lent. Patti Armstrong tells us the history of McDonald’s sandwich.
Register Radio - 03/09/2019 - Fasting and Lent Movies
Jeannette DeMelo talks with Catholic food author/ blogger about fasting during Lent. Also Deacon Steve Greydanus gives us movies that you should watch during Lent.
Register Radio - 03/02/2019 - Card. Pell/ Was Vatican Summit Success?
Cardinal George Pell is Convicted/ Summit on Sexual Abuse: Was it a Success?
Australian officials lifted the media blackout on the trial of and conviction of Cardinal George Pell, former Archbishop of Sydney this week. While he was convicted in December, the world now officially knows that one of the highest ranking Vatican officials has been convicted of historical sexual abuse. Was it a fair trial? Will the Vatican now put him on trial as well? The Register Vatican correspondent Edward Pentin reports on this from Rome. Then Jeanette DeMelo and Matthew Bunson discuss the outcomes of the Sexual Abuse Summit, what lies ahead for sexual abuse reform and a look ahead at what the Register offers for Lent.
Register Radio - 02/16/2019 - Abortion Laws in the US
Louisiana pro-lifers experienced a setback last week when the US Supreme Court blocked a state law from taking effect that would have required doctors performing abortions to hold admitting privileges at nearby hospitals. While a temporary stay, the high court’s decision was another turn in the on-going legal struggle over abortion in America. Jeanette DeMelo, Matthew Bunson and Joan Frawley Desmond discuss the impact of this court decision, the current make-up of the Supreme Court and how pro-life cases might fare and more.