Kevin Nelson reports on the day's news.

Yes to Life: Caring for the Precious Gift of Life in its Frailness confernece held at the Vatican

Pope Francis opened the general assembly of Caritas Internationalis with Mass seen on CatholicTV

Cardinal Fernando Filoni, prefect of the Vatican Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, visits Sri Lanka


Kevin Nelson reports on the day's news.


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

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  • 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

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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.


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  • 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 invites 1500 homeless for lunch at the Vatican
  • Catholic and international aid organizations are calling for an end to Yemen’s war
  • Pope prays for the victims of the California wildfires