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08/31/2018

Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news for August 31, 2018

  • Pope Francis talked about the need for vocations in Ireland at his weekly general audience
  • Cardinal Sean O'Malley met with over 300 priests in the Archdiocese of Boston to discuss the sexual abuse crisis
  • Pope prepares for World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation
  • Chairman of USSCB Committee writes "basic rights of workers must be respected by paying them a fair wage"
08/28/2018

Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news for August 28, 2018

  • Pope Francis visits Knock Shrine while in Ireland for World Meeting of Families
  • Bishop Michael Duca installed as new Bishop of Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • Pope addresses allegations that he knew about Theodore McCarrick's sexual abuse in 2013
  • North African country of Chad enforces revised constitution that limits religious freedom
08/24/2018

Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news for August 24, 2018

  • Pope Francis speaks to 9th annual International Catholic Legislators Network conference
  • Bishop Philip Egan of Portsmouth, England suggested pope calls an extraordinary synod to help combat clergy abuse
  • World Meeting of Families animated shorts about living out family life
  • Pope will visit Ireland this weekend to conclude the World Meeting of Families
  • Annual Diocesan Pro-Life Leadership Conference discuss the theme of "Missionary Disciples Building a Culture of Life"
08/21/2018

Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news for August 21, 2018

  • Pope Francis calls for penitential prayer and fasting in reparation for abuse
  • Catholic Church to help victims of unprecedented floods and landslides in Kerala
  • Rome Reports explores the history of the World Meeting of Families
  • Cardinal Sean O'Malley, Archbishop of Boston, releases statement about letter detailing sexual abuse allegations against then-Archbishop Theodore McCarrick
08/17/2018

Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news for August 17, 2018

  • Vatican statement about report on clerical abuse in Pennsylvania
  • Pope Francis and crowd in St. Peter's Square pray for those who died in Genoa, Italy highway bridge collapse
  • Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, announes three goals to address moral scandals facing church
  • Pope Francis appoints Venezuelan archbishop to be new substitute secretary for general affairs
  • Cardinal Sean O’Malley not attending World Meeting of Families in Dublin
08/14/2018

Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news for August 14, 2018

  • Pope Francis meets with thousands of young adults at Rome's Circus Maximus
  • Allegations of misconduct at St. John’s Seminary in Boston
  • Archbishop of Hartford Leonard Blair celebrates Mass at Holy Land USA to honor Father Michael McGivney
08/10/2018

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
08/3/2018

Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news for August 3, 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
07/31/2018

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

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Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news for November 10, 2017

  • At the general audience this past week in St. Peter’s Square, Pope Francis began a new series of talks on the Mass
  • At a news conference at the U.S. Capitol, Rep. Chris Smith of New Jersey, who co-chairs the Bipartisan Congressional Pro-Life Caucus, made another push for passage of the Conscience Protection Act
  • His pontificate only lasted 33 days, but Pope John Paul I has begun the long process on the path to sainthood
  • Pope Francis will be ending the sale of cigarettes in Vatican City State in 2018
  • The excitement is building in Detroit and surrounding areas as they prepare for the upcoming beatification Mass of Capuchin Franciscan Father Solanus Casey

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