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Vatican Launches Task Force to Implement ‘Vos Estis’ and 2011 Abuse Guidelines

By Hannah Brockhaus/CNA. | VATICAN CITY — The Vatican has created a task force to help under-resourced bishops’ conferences enact guidelines on the protection of minors and the pope’s 2019 norms...

SDG Reviews ‘Wendy’: A Revisionist Southern-Wild Peter Pan Story

By Steven D. Greydanus | No child dreams of growing up to push a mop or sling plates in a diner. As Benh Zeitlin’s Wendy observes, though, our dreams change as the years go by. Angela Darling (Shay...

Mother of Soon-to-Be Blessed Carlo Acutis: ‘Jesus Was His First Priority’

By Bree A. Dail | ROME — Antonia Acutis, the mother of Servant of God Carlo Acutis, said her son lived a life centered on God. In a phone interview Feb. 22 with the Register, one day after the Vatican...

Work at the Pace of Prayer: Dan Burke Follows God’s Will From EWTN to Avila

By Patti Armstrong | When Daniel Burke announced his resignation on Jan. 7 as chief operating officer and president of EWTN News, it was not without sadness. “I will miss working with the extraordinary...

Thank You, Dan Burke

By Michael Warsaw | Dan Burke has been an integral member of the EWTN family since his arrival with the Register in 2011. A man of considerable gifts, he has served as the president and chief operating...

How Did ‘Credibly Accused’ Priest Concelebrate Mass with Buffalo’s Interim Bishop?

By Peter Jesserer Smith | BUFFALO, New York  — Bishop Edward Scharfenberger of Albany, whom Pope Francis appointed with oversight of the scandal-ridden Diocese of Buffalo until a new bishop is selected, has come under fire for...

Lenten Soup Recipe: Cheese Dumplings in Vegetable Soup

By Alexandra Greeley | “Käseknödelsuppe mit Gemüse” — Adapted from “Vegetarisch Kochen wie noch nie” by Eva Rittinger Serves 4 Ingredients: ½ cup milk 2 slices bread 1 onion, peeled and diced 1 tablespoon butter 1 large...

Canadian Bishops Condemn New Medical Suicide Measures

By Christine Rousselle/CNA. | OTTAWA, Canada — The Catholic bishops of Canada issued a statement on Wednesday, condemning parliament’s efforts to further expand medically assisted suicide to...

Religious Sisters Back Pro-Abortion Primary Challenger to Rep. Lipinski

By Matt Hadro/CNA. | CHICAGO, Ill. — Two Catholic religious sisters on Wednesday expressed their support for a pro-abortion primary challenger to one of the last remaining pro-life Democrats in...

Pope Francis Warns Priests: ‘Worship of Initiatives’ is Replacing Faith

By Hannah Brockhaus/CNA. | VATICAN CITY — In a message Thursday, Pope Francis criticized placing so much importance on Church programs that the essential teachings of the faith are lost. The...