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Were the Apostles Sad at the Ascension?

By John Clark | When we imagine the Apostles watching Jesus ascend through the clouds into the heavens, the event of Our Lord’s Ascension might strike us as a rather sad event.     After all, the Apostles had spent three years...

Fulton Sheen’s Niece Offers Personal Memories of Her Holy Uncle

By Joseph Pronechen | My Uncle Fulton Sheen By Joan Sheen Cunningham and Janel Rodriguez Ignatius Press, 2020 144 pages; $15.95 To order: ignatius.com or (800) 651-1531   We may think we know quite...

Have a Get-Back-to-Church Story to Share? The Register Wants to Hear from You…

By Joseph Pronechen | As in many places we’re starting to “Head back to Mass,” the Register would like to hear from you. What are you are seeing? Have you been to Mass inside the church itself? In the parking lot? Or…? What's...

The Lord of the Flies and the Lord of All

By Angelo Stagnaro | Rutger Bregman’s excellent article The Real Lord of the Flies: What Happened When Six Boys Were Shipwrecked for 15 Months was published in London’s The Guardian a few days ago. The article explored the...

Corpus Christi Bishop Mulvey Condemns Naval Base Shooting

By Christine Rousselle/CNA. | WASHINGTON, D.C. — Bishop Michael Mulvey of Corpus Christi offered prayers for a sailor who was injured in a terrorist attack in his diocese on Thursday, and...

Church Fighting Mississippi Coronavirus Restriction Was Burned Down

By Catholic News Agency | HOLLY SPRINGS, Miss. — Authorities are investigating the burning of a Mississippi church as a potential arson. The fire comes less than a month after the church filed...

Laudato Si’ Five Years Later: Archdiocese of Atlanta's Sustainability Efforts

By Jonah McKeown/CNA. | ATLANTA, Ga. — Susan Varlamoff, a retired biologist and parishioner at St. John Neumann Catholic Church, was in 2015 serving as director of the Office of Environmental...

Journey by the Book: Travel to Alabama and Portugal From the Comfort of Home

By Joseph Pronechen | Maybe you’ve taken an “online pilgrimage” from the virtual video tours recently recommended by the Register. Now, take another trip, a mini-pilgrimage. The vehicle of transport...

Livestream of Papal Mass on Chinese Social Media Raises Censorship Questions

By Courtney Mares/CNA. | ROME, Italy — The Vatican revealed this week that Catholics in China were able to use the most popular Chinese state-monitored social media platform, WeChat, to livestream...

5 College Priest-Chaplains on Catholics and Campus Life

By Jim Graves | I asked five priest-chaplains with many years of experience working with students on both Catholic and secular college campuses to share about their experiences.   Franciscan Father Rick Martignetti Director...