Episodes

09/18/2018

 

Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news for September 18, 2018

  • Pope Francis visits Sicily to commemorate the 25th anniversary of Blessed Giuseppe Puglisi
  • Archbishop William Lori of Baltimore begins his role as apostolic administrator of the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston
  • Pope Francis meets with youth in Sicily
  • Humanitarian crisis in Syria unfolds
09/11/2018

Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news for September 11, 2018

  • Vatican is planning a response to allegations made against the pope by a former nuncio
  • Cardinal Sean O’Malley meets with Pope Francis in Rome
  • 74 of the 200 new bishops appointed this year had an audience with Pope Francis in Rome
09/7/2018

Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news for September 7, 2018

  • Pope Francis continued his series of audience talks about the Ten Commandments
  • Cardinal Charles Maung Bo of Yangon, Myanmar spoke at a peace forum at the Catholic University of Korea
  • Pope meets with delegation of motorcyclists in Italy
  • Bishop George Murry of Youngstown, Ohio said he is cancer-free
09/4/2018

Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news for September 4, 2018

  • Pope Francis welcomes Oblates of St. Joseph to the Vatican
  • Pope preaches about discerning when to speak and when to remain silent
  • United Nations report says Myanmar's military leaders should be investigated for human rights abuses against Rohingya Muslims
  • Archbishop Charles Chaput calls for Pope Francis to cancel the Synod of Bishops on young people and instead hold a Synod of Bishops on the life of bishops
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

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Kevin Nelson reports from the CatholicTV news desk, providing updates on the most important Catholic news, including news about Pope Francis and the Catholic Church around the world. 

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Born and raised in the West Roxbury section of Boston, Kevin Nelson has not strayed too far from his roots. He has been with the CatholicTV Network since January of 1996 and has been involved in many different aspects of the television process. Read More

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