Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news for July 14, 2017

  • Pope Francis approves new norms for cause of sainthood
  • U.S. House of Representatives passes bill to fight labor and sex trafficking
  • Video created for World Down Syndrome Day in 2014, banned by French Television, is heading to Europe’s highest court
  • World Communion of Reformed Churches adopts Joint Declaration on the Doctrine of Justification
  • National Religious Retirement Office distributed $25 million dollars to 390 religious communities across the country in June

Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news for July 11, 2017

  • Vatican's Congregation for Divine Worship and the Sacraments issues document on the validity and worthiness of the bread and wine used for the celebration of the Eucharist
  • Peace process between Colombian government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) continuing 
  • 12th National Black Catholic Congress at Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the Universe in Orlando 
  • World Youth Day 2018
  • August 21 solar eclipse

Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news for July 7, 2017

  • Former Director of the Vatican Press Office, Joaquin Navarro-Valls, died at the age of 80
  • Bishop Douglas Crosby of Hamilton, president of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops, expressed "profound concern" over a speech Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland gave
  • Convocation of Catholic Leaders has 3,500 men and women religious, bishops, and laypeople gather in Orlando
  • U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and Conference of European Justice and Peace Commissions release joint declaration calling nations to create strategy for elimination of nuclear weapons

Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news for July 4, 2017

  • Pope Francis gives support to terminally ill British child
  • Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, president of the Pontifical Academy for Life, makes statement on medical advances
  • Spanish Archbishop Luis La-daria Ferrer to head Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith
  • Pope Francis taking working vacation in July
  • Capuchin Franciscan Father Solanus Casey beatification November 18



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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