Episodes

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
09/4/2018

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
07/31/2018

Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news for July 31, 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
07/27/2018

Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news for July 27, 2018

  • Pope Francis will visit Ireland during the World Meeting of Families
  • Iraqi Chaldean Catholic Church in Baghdad holding synod
  • Cardinal Seán O'Malley statement after Cardinal Theodore McCarrick's sexual improprieties accusations
  • Archbishop of Newark Cardinal Joseph Tobin speaks to National Diaconate Congress in New Orleans

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  • U.S. bishops and other groups around the country are calling for peace after a chaos and hate filled weekend in Virginia that left three people dead and several others injured.
  • Pope Francis has a busy travel schedule ahead of him. Sister Ruth Katharina Martha Pfau has died at the age 87.
  • The Vatican is now making it easier to experience all that it has to offer without even having to get on a plane.
  • Greg Dougherty is rowing his 18 foot-long canoe 1,400 nautical miles from Miami to New York to draw attention to the Marian apparitions at Fatima.

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