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04/30/2019

Kevin Nelson reports on the day's news.

04/26/2019

Kevin Nelson reports on the day's Catholic news.

  • Pope Francis' message at his weekly general audience focuses on the Lord's Prayer
  • Philadelphia court of appeals sides with city's efforts to bar Catholic Social Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia from placing children in foster care with "any" family
  • Spanish magazine interviews Archbishop of Mumbai Oswald Gracias and Archbishop of Tegucigalpa Oscar Rodriguez Maradiaga, members of the pope's Council of Cardinals
  • Washington, DC court of appeals upholds requirement that U.S. House of Representatives opens each day with prayer
04/23/2019

Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news.

04/16/2019

Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news for April 16, 2019.

Fire destroys much of Paris' Notre Dame Cathedral. Good news from the scene. Donations to rebuild the church already coming in from French companies.

In other news, Cardinal Joseph Tobin speaks out against New Jersey's Terminally Act and Pope Francis makes a "Mercy Friday" visit.

04/12/2019

Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news 

  • Pope Francis retreat with leaders of South Sudan
  • Pope Emeretus Benedict XVI writes about the clergy sexual abuse crisis
  • Nicaraguan bishop called to Rome at the request of Pope Francis
  • Ohio governor Mike DeWine signs bill that would make it illegal for an abortion once fetal heartbeat detected
04/9/2019

Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news.

  • Pope Francis visits recently renovated Rome parish
  • Archbishop of Boston Cardinal Sean O'Malley condemns bills proposed to expand abortion access in Massachusetts
  • Disturbing trend in contemporary conflict: child soldiers
  • 10th plenary assembly for members of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors 
04/5/2019

Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news 

  • Archbishop Wilton Gregory of Atlanta named new archbishop of Washington
  • Pope Francis met with a group of Catholic and Protestant journalists from Germany this past week
  • Vatican's Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith rejects appeal of now-former Archbishop Anthony Apuron of Guam
  • South Sudan leaders scheduled to participate in Vatican retreat
04/2/2019

Kevin Nelson reports on today's Catholic news.

03/29/2019

Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news.

03/22/2019

 Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news for March 22, 2019.

  • Pope Francis will sign his letter to young people at the Holy House of Loreto on March 25th the feast of the Annunciation
  • 10 bishops of Kazakhstan's Episcopal Conference met with the pope this past week
  • Auxiliary Bishop Yuri Kasabutski of Minsk, Belarus reports "Belarus officials are arbitrarily denying residence and work permits to visiting Catholic priests and nuns, when the country still lacks enough people to serve in ministry. “
  • To Raise the Fallen is a new book on the spiritual writings of Irish priest Father Donal O'Sullivan
03/15/2019

Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news.

03/12/2019

Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news.

  • Ethiopian Airlines crash
  • Leaders from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints meet with Pope Francis at the Vatican
  • U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops publishes "The Order of Blessing the Oil of Catechumens and of the Sick, and of Consecrating the Chrism”
  • Pope and members of the Roman Curia begin Lenten retreat

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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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