|The content is updated when the paper goes to press.|
October 3, 2008. New Haven, CT. The National Catholic
Register is already known for the depth, quality and Catholicity
of its print journalism. Now it can add “online indispensability”
to its calling card.
That’s thanks to a thorough retooling
of its website, NCRegister.com.
With full access to all
the weekly newspaper’s news, features and commentary — along with
a searchable archive of virtually everything the paper has published
in the 2000s, plus a growing collection of faith-formative resources
— the website now offers Register subscribers arguably the richest
library of news-oriented Catholic content on the Internet.
continue to enjoy free access to select stories and features.
One of the site’s most dynamic additions is a daily
weblog providing incisive, up-to-the-minute analysis of breaking news as it
“The world is moving too fast not to dedicate
resources to follow daily developments as they happen,” says the
Register’s executive editor, Tom Hoopes. “Our readers have told us
they want help viewing events in the world through the
eyes of the Church. That’s the need our Daily Blog
— and, in fact, all our content — hopes to
Along with exclusive coverage of national, world and Vatican
news, each issue of the National Catholic Register provides commentary
from leading Catholic thinkers. Feature beats include higher education, the
arts, travel and books. A family-friendly section, “Culture of Life,”
promotes marriage, family life and pro-life organizations.
All this content
is updated on NCRegister.com when the paper goes to
The website’s “Resources” page offers a guide to Catholic
colleges, a calendar of upcoming Catholic conferences and other events,
a series of devotional guides, and many other useful reading
“We believe our media apostolate is incisive when it
comes to providing news and views with journalistic accuracy, doctrinal
soundness and confident fidelity to the Gospel and the Church’s
teaching,” says the Register’s publisher and editor-in-chief, Father Owen Kearns,
LC. “Our readers are some of the most demanding, discerning
and ‘tuned in’ Catholics in the country. They’re confident in
their grasp of the facts when they go out and
engage the secular culture.”
Register readers will now be equipped
with greater timeliness and more immediate relevance, thanks to the
revamped NCRegister.com and its Daily Blog.