Episodes

02/15/2019

Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news.

  • Cardinal Kevin Farrell as the new camerlengo or chamberlain of the Holy Roman Church
  • McAllen, TX city commissioners vote to vacate building used by Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley  to provide temporary shelter for Mexican immigrants released by federal authorities
  • Pope Francis signs decree recognizing miracle attributed to the intercession of Cardinal Blessed John Henry Newman, clearing the way for his canonization
  • First anniversary of the Parkland Shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL prayer service
02/12/2019

Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news.

  • February 11 anniversaries, one created Vatican City State, the other created a Pope Emeritus
  • Two US Bishops are speaking out after a Muslim death row inmate was refused an imam at his execution
  • French nun writes a book about her healing at Lourdes
  • Vatican releases the schedule of Pope Francis’ upcoming trip to Morocco
02/9/2019

Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news.

02/5/2019

Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news 

  • Archbishop Joseph Naumann said New York State’s new abortion law and similar legislation proposed in Virginia and other states is "evil, pure and simple"
  • Pope Francis in United Arab Emirates for inter-religious meeting with some 700 religious leaders
  • Pope visits Abu Dhabi's Sheik Zayed Grand Mosque
  • Cardinal Fernando Filoni talks about Catholic Church's process of reconciliation in China
02/1/2019

Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news.

  • Pope Francis visit to Abu Dhabi from February 3-5
  • Denver Archbishop Samuel Aquila says Comprehensive Human Sexuality Education contradicts human nature
  • World Youth Day Panama closing event
  • 15 Dioceses of Texas release lists of priests abusers
01/29/2019

Kevin Nelson reports on today's Catholic news headlines.

  • Pope Francis celebrates closing Mass of World Youth Day in Panama
  • Church leaders condem Philippines cathedral bombing
  • Pope holds news confrence during flight to Rome from Panama
  • First new Roman Catholic church in Cuba since 1959
01/25/2019

Kevin Nelson reports on today's Catholic news headlines.

  • World Youth Day pilgrims talk about why confession is an important part of their experience
  • Diocese of Covington (KY) announces third-party investigation into what happened between students and Native American tribal leader
  • Open Doors list of countries that persecutes Christians the worst
  • Notre Dame will be covering up murals depicting the life and exploration of Christopher Columbus
01/22/2019

Kevin Nelson reports on today's Catholic news headlines.

  • March for Life recap
  • Week of Prayer for Christian Unity
  • Pope Francis in Panama for World Youth Day
01/18/2019

Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news.

  • Alessandro Gisotti told reporters that Pope Francis wants meeting on protection of minors in the church, to be an assembly of pastors, not an academic conference
  • National Catholic Schools Week (January 27 - February 2nd) theme is “Catholic Schools: Learn. Serve. Lead. Succeed”
  • Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development released its "Pastoral Orientations on Human Trafficking”
  • U.S. pilgrims will be joining about 1 million people from all 6 continents for the celebration of World Youth day in Panama
01/15/2019

Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news.

  • Pope Francis celebrated Mass in the Sistine Chapel and baptized 27 babies on the feast of the Baptism of the Lord
  • Jayme Closs (of St. Peter Catholic Church in Cameron, WI) found alive
  • Pope Francis discussed clerical sexual abuse crisis with Chilean bishops at the Vatican
  • Pro-lifers call Reproductive Health Act, recently introduced in New York State Legislature, a great blow to pro-life cause

 

01/11/2019

Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news.

 

01/8/2019

Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news.

  • Pope Francis holds annual audience with diplomats
  • Members of the Senate Judiciary Committee question a judicial nominee on his membership in the Knights of Columbus
  • Experts from around the world say some mental health issues could be cured with exercise, meditation and prayer

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Catholic Newsbreak

Kevin Nelson reports from the CatholicTV news desk, providing updates on the most important Catholic news, including news about Pope Francis and the Catholic Church around the world. 

Host bio

Born and raised in the West Roxbury section of Boston, Kevin Nelson has not strayed too far from his roots. He has been with the CatholicTV Network since January of 1996 and has been involved in many different aspects of the television process. Read More

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