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07/31/2018

Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news for July 31, 2018

  • Pope Francis calls for people not to throw out their leftovers
  • Missionary priest visits Rome to tell of his work with the poor of Madagascar
  • St. Katherine Drexel's remains to be moved to Cathedral Basilica in Philadelphia
07/27/2018

Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news for July 27, 2018

  • Pope Francis will visit Ireland during the World Meeting of Families
  • Iraqi Chaldean Catholic Church in Baghdad holding synod
  • Cardinal Seán O'Malley statement after Cardinal Theodore McCarrick's sexual improprieties accusations
  • Archbishop of Newark Cardinal Joseph Tobin speaks to National Diaconate Congress in New Orleans
07/24/2018

Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news for July 24, 2018

  • Pope Francis to meet with thousands of young people from Italy in early August
  • Pope ratified members elected by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops to represent the United States at Synod
  • Latin America prayed over the weekend for peace in Nicaragua
  • New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan, chairman of the USCCB Pro-Life Activities Chairman, callins for national prayer campaign
  • Pope added an Italian teenager to the list of people he will formally recognize as saints October 14
07/13/2018

Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news for July 13, 2018

  • Funeral Mass held in St. Peter's Basilica for Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran
  • Unrest continues in Nicaragua
  • 50th anniversary of the first National Black Catholic Clergy Caucus meeting
  • World Meeting of Families in Ireland update
07/10/2018

Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news for July 10, 2018

  • Pope Francis visits Bari for a day of reflection and ecumenical prayer for peace in the Middle East
  • Catholic bishops in the Philippines call for a day of prayer and penance and three days of fasting, prayer and penance
  • Pope talks about how a lack of faith is an obstacle to God’s grace at Angelus address
  • Chicago highway shut down by hundreds of anti-gun protesters led by Chicago priest Father Michael Pfleger and Rev. Jesse Jackson
07/6/2018

Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news for July 6, 2018

  • Pope Francis visit to Bari
  • Pope's schedule for September visit to the Baltic nations released
  • Cardinal Joao Braz de Aviz, presents document that establishes norms and principles for consecrated virgin women
  • Plans being finalized for August World Meeting of Families in Ireland
  • Pope announces Italian journalist Paolo Ruffini will be new prefect of the Dicastery for Communication
07/3/2018

Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news for July 3, 2018

06/29/2018

Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news for June 29, 2018

06/26/2018

Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news for June 26, 2018

  • Pope Francis addressed Pontifical Academy for Life general assembly at the Vatican
  • Archbishop Allen Vigneron of Detroit releases pastoral note
  • Pope makes unexpected visit assisted-living facility in Rome
  • Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops reacts to Canadian Senate Cannabis Act
06/23/2018

Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news for June 22, 2018

  • Pope Francis in Geneva
  • Mexican bishops security protocols
  • Cardinal Theodore McCarrick
  • Pope Francis in-flight interview
06/19/2018

Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news for June 19, 2018

  • Pope Francis' Sunday Angelus address
  • Pope meets members of Italian family associations
  • Trenton mass shooting took
  • New Christian motivational program designed for men
06/15/2018

Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news for June 15, 2018

  • Pope Francis’ message for the World Day of the Poor
  • U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops Spring General Assembly
  • 15th-century copy of a letter Christopher Columbus describing the riches of the New World returned to Vatican
  • Overseas aid agency of the bishops of England and Wales warning on ability of relief groups to get aid to vulnerable Yemeni families

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  • A recent U.N. Security Council statement has said that additional resources and funding are needed to prevent more than 20 million people in Yemen, South Sudan, Somalia, and northeast Nigeria from the prospect of famine.
  • A recent report by CBS news showed that Iceland is on its way to eliminate people with Down syndrome.
  • After reciting the Angelus prayer on the feast of the Assumption, the pope asked Mary to obtain for everyone consolation and a future of serenity and harmony.
  • Monday, August 21st is the big day for the total solar eclipse, which begins in Oregon at 10:18 Pacific Time and ends in South Carolina at 2:43pm Eastern Time.

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