Episodes

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
02/22/2019

Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news 

  • Vatican summit on child protection and the clerical sexual abuse crisis begins 
  • Victims of sexual abuse from throughout the world are heard 
  • Cardinal Ruben Salazar Gomez of Bogota, head of the council of Latin American bishops, spoke about the responsibility of bishops
  • Anti-Semitic attacks in France
  • Father Augustus Tolton’s cause be moved forward to the Congregation for Saints' Causes 

 

02/19/2019

Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news.

  • Bishops gathering at the Vatican Feb. 21-24 for summit on church's sex-abuse crisis
  • Former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick stripped of clerical status
  • New center near Jerusalem welcomes pilgrims to the Holy Land
  • Canonical penalties on Father Ernesto Cardenal lifted

 

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
02/5/2019

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
01/15/2019

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

 

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Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news for August 10, 2018

  • Argentine Senate votes against decriminalized abortion bill
  • Pope Francis meets with Grammy Award-winning musician Sting and his wife
  • Underground Chinese priests removed after being accused of holding summer camp at their church
  • One particular church hid Jews during Nazi occupation

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