Jonathan Liedl

Jonathan Liedl

Jonathan Liedl is senior editor for the National Catholic Register. His background includes state Catholic conference work, three years of seminary formation, and tutoring at a university Christian study center. Liedl holds a B.A. in Political Science and Arabic Studies (Univ. of Notre Dame), an M.A. in Catholic Studies (Univ. of St. Thomas), and is currently completing an M.A. in Theology at the Saint Paul Seminary.

Articles by Jonathan Liedl

Women’s ordination, transgender ideology move forward at German Synodal Way

Mar 11, 2023 / 07:30 am

Delegates also elected members for a commission tasked with establishing a permanent, national Synodal Council.

German Synodal Way approves same-sex blessings, lay preaching, and reexamination of priestly celibacy

Mar 10, 2023 / 15:36 pm

Delegates also voted to delay addressing perhaps the most controversial topic: establishing synodal councils at the parish and diocesan level.

Pope Francis meets with Benedict XVI’s longtime secretary, Archbishop Gänswein

Jan 9, 2023 / 09:24 am

The private audience with the pope took place shortly before the public release of Gänswein’s forthcoming book detailing his nearly 20 years of service to Benedict XVI. 

To counter ‘third world war,’ Pope Francis proposes ‘truth, justice, solidarity, and freedom’

Jan 9, 2023 / 06:28 am

Pope Francis Monday gave his annual address to Vatican diplomats, describing the speech as “a call for peace in a world that is witnessing heightened divisions and war.”

Update: Notre Dame football coach calls conversion to Catholic faith ‘a personal decision’

Sep 16, 2022 / 11:10 am

Head football coach Marcus Freeman told members of the press Sept. 15 that he had tried to keep his recent conversion to the Catholic faith under wraps.

Notre Dame head football coach Marcus Freeman joins the Catholic Church

Sep 14, 2022 / 12:10 pm

“Welcome to our newest Catholic, Marcus Freeman,” read an announcement in the Sept. 11 bulletin published by St. Pius X Catholic Church in Granger, Indiana.