Kevin Nelson reports on the day's news.

  • Alabama Governor Kay Ivey signs bill banning abortion into law
  • Papal Almoner turns the power back on at a government building occupied by some 450 squatters, including close to 100 children
  • Romania is preparing to welcome Pope Francis who will be visiting the country  May 31 - June 2
  • New York religious groups hoping a Humane Alternatives to Long-Term Solitary Confinement Act becomes law

Kevin Nelson reports on the day's news.

  • Pope Francis ordainins 19 men at Saint Peter's Basilcia Mass on World Day of Prayer for Vocations
  • Pro-Life Rally Against Bullying at Planned Parenthood in Philadelphia
  • Vatican lifting ban on official pilgrimages to Medjugorje
  • Pope Francis prays for victims of Burkina Faso Catholic Church shooting
  • Chicago Archbishop Blase Cupich apologizes to local Jewish community after Minister Louis Farrakhan talk

Kevin Nelson reports on the day's news.

  • Pope Francis releases clearer set of universal procedures for reporting suspected abuse, carrying out initial investigations, and protecting victims and whistleblowers
  • Bishop Frank Dewane speaks out after school shooting outside Denver
  • Pope speaks to Gypsy community at Vatican prayer service
  • Virginia Bishops Michael Burbidge of Arlington and Barry Knestout of Richmond condemn judge's decision

Kevin Nelson report on the day's Catholic news.

  • Pope Francis invites bishops of the Ukrainian Catholic Church to the Vatican
  • Pope attends inter-religious meeting in Sofia, Bulgaria to pray for peace
  • Blessed Maria Concepcion Cabrera beatified at the Basilica of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Mexico City

Kevin Nelson reports on the day's news for May 3, 2019.


Kevin Nelson reports on the day's 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 

  • 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



Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news for March 6, 2018

  • Pope Francis decrees Catholics will mark the feast of "the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of the Church" on the Monday after Pentecost each year
  • Pope holds private audience with Chancellor of the Republic of Austria
  • The Holy Father will visit Geneva in June
  • Vatican taking look at ways to end loneliness, helping people as they age
  • Melbourne, Australia hearing to determine if Cardinal George Pell would stand trial on decades-old charges of sexual abuse
  • Pope Francis meets members of Italy's national association of nursing professionals