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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
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

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  • Bishop Oscar Cantu, the chairman of the U.S. Bishops’ Committee on International Justice and Peace, called for diplomacy and political engagement to resolve the differences between the U.S. and North Korea and avoid military conflict.
  • Catholic Relief Services has just released a film focusing on the need to do away with orphanages around the world.
  • At the end of July, Gov. Eric Greitens of Missouri signed Senate Bill 5, which some say could be the strongest pro-life legislation passed in many years.
  • In honor of the 75th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Japan and the Holy See, a unique theater show was brought to the Vatican.
  • Father David Hammond, a Navy chaplain who holds the rank of lieutenant, offered a Mass and prayers Aug. 6 for victims, survivors, and families of a Marine aircraft crash off the coast of Australia that killed three.

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