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06/18/2019

Kevin Nelson reports on the day's Catholic news.

06/14/2019

Kevin Nelson reports on the day's Catholic news.

  • U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) spring meeting in Baltimore
  • Bishops authorized implementation of toll-free telephone number and online reporting system for sexual abuse claims
  • Bishops also discussed ways to get religiously unaffiliated, or "nones," particularly young people, back to the Catholic Church
  • Apostolic See confirms translation of the third edition of the Roman Missal
  • Massachusetts Joint Committee on the Judiciary hearing Monday, June 17, at 1 p.m. at State House to hear testimony on bills that would expand abortion in Massachusetts
06/11/2019

Kevin Nelson reports on the day's Catholic news.

  • Pope Francis celebrates Pentecost Sunday Mass
  • Remains of Venerable Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen to be moved to St. Mary's Cathedral in Peoria, IL
  • Congregation for Catholic Education publishes document on gender ideology
  • United States Conference of Catholic Bishops hold 2019 Spring General Assembly in Baltimore
  • Meeting with top Vatican diplomats and nuncios discuss current church issues, international collaboration and interreligious dialogue

 

 

06/7/2019

Kevin Nelson reports on the day's news.

06/4/2019

Kevin Nelson reports on the day's news.

  • Pope Francis visits Romania
  • Pope speaks about Popr Benedict XVI, Europe on the flight back to Rome
  • Archbishop Diarmuid Martin of Dublin is calling for an end to so-called “show-funerals”
  • Illinois Senate passes Reproductive Health Act
05/31/2019

Kevin Nelson reports on the day's Catholic news.

  • New Hampshire death penalty abolished after 16-8 override of Governor Chris Sununu
  • Caravans of migrants are flocking to other countries
  • Vietnam police accused of abducting Catholic advocate for social and charitable activities
  • L'Osservatore Romano names a new director and editorial board for its women's magazine, Women-Church-World
  • Charleston Diocese to help grandparents take a more active role in evangelizing and strengthening the faith

 

05/28/2019

Kevin Nelson reports on the day's Catholic news.

05/24/2019

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
05/21/2019

Kevin Nelson reports on the day's news.

05/17/2019

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
05/14/2019

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
05/10/2019

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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Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news for October 13, 2017

  • Pope Francis talks about World Mission Month and Month of the Rosary at weekly audience
  • Bishop Robert Vasa of the Diocese of Santa Rosa, California is asking for prayers as wildfires devastated a vast portion of North California's wine country and forced 20,000 people to evacuate
  • At Rome’s Basilica of St. Mary Major, Pope Francis celebrated a special Mass of thanksgiving marking the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the Congregation for Eastern Churches
  • Vatican event marking the 25th anniversary of the Catechism of the Catholic Church, Pope Francis spoke out strongly against the death penalty, calling for it to be abolished.
  • Pope Francis’ @Pontifex Twitter accounts reached more than 40 million followers

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