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04/16/2019

Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news for April 16, 2019.

Fire destroys much of Paris' Notre Dame Cathedral. Good news from the scene. Donations to rebuild the church already coming in from French companies.

In other news, Cardinal Joseph Tobin speaks out against New Jersey's Terminally Act and Pope Francis makes a "Mercy Friday" visit.

04/12/2019

Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news 

  • Pope Francis retreat with leaders of South Sudan
  • Pope Emeretus Benedict XVI writes about the clergy sexual abuse crisis
  • Nicaraguan bishop called to Rome at the request of Pope Francis
  • Ohio governor Mike DeWine signs bill that would make it illegal for an abortion once fetal heartbeat detected
04/9/2019

Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news.

  • Pope Francis visits recently renovated Rome parish
  • Archbishop of Boston Cardinal Sean O'Malley condemns bills proposed to expand abortion access in Massachusetts
  • Disturbing trend in contemporary conflict: child soldiers
  • 10th plenary assembly for members of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors 
04/5/2019

Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news 

  • Archbishop Wilton Gregory of Atlanta named new archbishop of Washington
  • Pope Francis met with a group of Catholic and Protestant journalists from Germany this past week
  • Vatican's Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith rejects appeal of now-former Archbishop Anthony Apuron of Guam
  • South Sudan leaders scheduled to participate in Vatican retreat
04/2/2019

Kevin Nelson reports on today's Catholic news.

03/29/2019

Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news.

03/22/2019

 Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news for March 22, 2019.

  • Pope Francis will sign his letter to young people at the Holy House of Loreto on March 25th the feast of the Annunciation
  • 10 bishops of Kazakhstan's Episcopal Conference met with the pope this past week
  • Auxiliary Bishop Yuri Kasabutski of Minsk, Belarus reports "Belarus officials are arbitrarily denying residence and work permits to visiting Catholic priests and nuns, when the country still lacks enough people to serve in ministry. “
  • To Raise the Fallen is a new book on the spiritual writings of Irish priest Father Donal O'Sullivan
03/15/2019

Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news.

03/12/2019

Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news.

  • Ethiopian Airlines crash
  • Leaders from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints meet with Pope Francis at the Vatican
  • U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops publishes "The Order of Blessing the Oil of Catechumens and of the Sick, and of Consecrating the Chrism”
  • Pope and members of the Roman Curia begin Lenten retreat
03/8/2019

Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news for March 8, 2019.

 

03/5/2019

Kevin Nelson shares today's Catholic news.

  • Pope Francis visits to Roman parishes after taking a break due to travel and the Summit on Abuse
  • Archbishop Thomas Rodi (Mobile, Alabama) is asking for prayers after EF4 tornado hits Alabama
  • Pope meets with supervisors, staff members and assistants working at the Vatican Secret Archives
  • Papal video message played at the inauguration of pediatric medical center in Central African Republic
03/1/2019

Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news

  • Pope Francis message to participants at the World Congress Against the Death Penalty 
  • U.S. Supreme Court sends death-row case back to the lower court
  • Australian Cardinal George Pell convicted of sexually abusing two 13-year-old choirboys
  • During their General Conference in St. Louis, United Methodist Church (UMC) delegates voted to keep ban on same-sex marriage and ordination of LGTB clergy

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Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news for April 10, 2018

  • Pope Francis' new apostolic exhortation "Rejoice and Be Glad"
  • Cardinal Raymond Burke speaks about confusion in the Catholic Church
  • Pope celebrates Divine Mercy Sunday Mass in St. Peter's Square
  • Humboldt, Saskatchewan junior hockey team tragedy

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