Episodes

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
05/7/2019

Kevin Nelson report on the day's Catholic news.

  • 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

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  • Bishop Oscar Cantu, the chairman of the U.S. Bishops’ Committee on International Justice and Peace, called for diplomacy and political engagement to resolve the differences between the U.S. and North Korea and avoid military conflict.
  • Catholic Relief Services has just released a film focusing on the need to do away with orphanages around the world.
  • At the end of July, Gov. Eric Greitens of Missouri signed Senate Bill 5, which some say could be the strongest pro-life legislation passed in many years.
  • In honor of the 75th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Japan and the Holy See, a unique theater show was brought to the Vatican.
  • Father David Hammond, a Navy chaplain who holds the rank of lieutenant, offered a Mass and prayers Aug. 6 for victims, survivors, and families of a Marine aircraft crash off the coast of Australia that killed three.

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