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Proposed Communion for Non-Catholics (4/28/2018)

The controversy over the German bishops and their proposal for Communion for non-Catholic spouses took a turn this last week. Register Rome correspondent Edward Pentin joins us for the latest. Also, Paul Ryan is stepping down as Speaker of the...

Book on Pope Francis (4/21/2018)

A new book on Pope Francis sparks fresh controversy over the direction of the Church. This weekend on Register Radio, we find out from Register senior editor Joan Desmond what the book has to say about the Pope. And almost a year after the...

Holiness Exhortation (4/14/2018)

Pope Francis issues a new exhortation on holiness with an appeal for all Catholics not to be afraid to be saints. This week on Register Radio we talk to the Editor in Chief of the Catholic News Agency for the reaction around the Church and the...

2 Years of Amoris Laetitia (4/7/2018)

Pope Francis’ apostolic exhortation on the family, Amoris Laetitia, is two years old, and it remains both polarizing and controversial. We talk to prominent moral theologian Dr. John Grabowski from The Catholic University of America about its...

‘Lettergate’ and Catholic Converts (3/24/2018)

A blurry letter ends with the resignation of a Vatican official in what is being called “Lettergate.” Register Contributor Fr. Raymond DeSouza tells us what happened and what the implications are for this pontificate. Plus, we find out what...

Pope Francis and New Parishes (3/17/2018)

Join Jeannette DeMelo and Dr. Matthew Bunson as they talk with Rome correspondent Ed Pentin on the latest from Pope Francis. Also, they discuss the importance of starter parishes with Register contributor Peter Jesserer Smith.

Cardinal Wuerl’s Pastoral Plan (3/10/2018)

Cardinal Donald Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington, D.C., has issued a plan to implement Pope Francis’ exhortation on the family, Amoris Laetitia (The Joy of Love). What was in the plan, and what impact will it have on the controversy surrounding...

Church of the Holy Sepulchre and New Vatican Letter (3/3/2018)

The Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem was closed for three days this week by Christian leaders to protest Israeli plans to tax and even seize Christian property. We talk to someone who was just there and saw the closing of the doors. And...

The Opioid Epidemic (2/24/2018)

How is the Church responding to the opioid epidemic in the United States? One community has taken a unique approach. Register senior editor Joan Desmond joins us with the story. And then Register writer Peter Jesserer Smith gives his insight into...

5 Years After Benedict XVI’s Resignation (2/17/2018)

Five years ago, Pope Benedict XVI shocked the entire world with his announcement that he was resigning the papacy. This week on Register Radio, we look back on the resignation and explore what it has meant for the Church. We are joined by regular...