Kevin Nelson report's on the day's Catholic news. 

  • Pope Francis advanced 13 sainthood causes including a miracle attributed to Blessed Charles de Fou-cauld and a miracle needed for the beatification of Father Michael McGivney, founder of the Knights of Columbus.
  • Archbishop Bernard Hebda of St. Paul and Minneapolis called the video of George Floyd gut wrenching.
  • Public Masses began opening up recently around the country with more Masses being offered each week.
  • House overwhelmingly passes Uighur Human Rights Policy Act which condemns the Chinese Communist Party for forcing Uighurs, ethnic Kazakhs and other Muslim minorities into indoctrination camps in northwestern China.

Kevin Nelson reports on the day's Catholic news.


Kevin Nelson reports on the day's Catholic news.


Kevin Nelson reports on the day's Catholic news.


Kevin Nelson reports on the day's Catholic news.


Kevin Nelson reports on the day's Catholic news

  • As Italy and the Vatican continue to battle COVID-19 pandemic, people of Poland send gift offered in part as a celebration of a special anniversary
  • Holy Land church leaders release statement about Israel's plans to unilaterally annex West Bank land
  • New documentary reveals surprising details about Saint John Paul II and his lasting influence, even after his death
  • Pope Francis appoints Father Louis Tylka, a pastor in the Archdiocese of Chicago, to be the coadjutor bishop of the Diocese of Peoria, Illinois
  • At recent Mass, pope prays for those unable to work due to the coronavirus pandemic

Kevin Nelson reports on the day's Catholic news.


Kevin Nelson reports on the day's Catholic news.

  • Pope Francis' message at his weekly general audience focuses on the Lord's Prayer
  • Philadelphia court of appeals sides with city's efforts to bar Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia from placing children in foster care with "any" family
  • Spanish magazine interviews Archbishop of Mumbai Oswald Gracias and Archbishop of Tegucigalpa Oscar Rodriguez Maradiaga, members of the pope's Council of Cardinals
  • Washington, DC court of appeals upholds requirement that U.S. House of Representatives opens each day with prayer

Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news.


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.


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

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 



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