Episodes

03/5/2019

Kevin Nelson shares today's Catholic news.

  • Pope Francis visits to Roman parishes after taking a break due to travel and the Summit on Abuse
  • Archbishop Thomas Rodi (Mobile, Alabama) is asking for prayers after EF4 tornado hits Alabama
  • Pope meets with supervisors, staff members and assistants working at the Vatican Secret Archives
  • Papal video message played at the inauguration of pediatric medical center in Central African Republic
03/1/2019

Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news

  • Pope Francis message to participants at the World Congress Against the Death Penalty 
  • U.S. Supreme Court sends death-row case back to the lower court
  • Australian Cardinal George Pell convicted of sexually abusing two 13-year-old choirboys
  • During their General Conference in St. Louis, United Methodist Church (UMC) delegates voted to keep ban on same-sex marriage and ordination of LGTB clergy
02/22/2019

Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news 

  • Vatican summit on child protection and the clerical sexual abuse crisis begins 
  • Victims of sexual abuse from throughout the world are heard 
  • Cardinal Ruben Salazar Gomez of Bogota, head of the council of Latin American bishops, spoke about the responsibility of bishops
  • Anti-Semitic attacks in France
  • Father Augustus Tolton’s cause be moved forward to the Congregation for Saints' Causes 

 

02/19/2019

Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news.

  • Bishops gathering at the Vatican Feb. 21-24 for summit on church's sex-abuse crisis
  • Former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick stripped of clerical status
  • New center near Jerusalem welcomes pilgrims to the Holy Land
  • Canonical penalties on Father Ernesto Cardenal lifted

 

02/15/2019

Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news.

  • Cardinal Kevin Farrell as the new camerlengo or chamberlain of the Holy Roman Church
  • McAllen, TX city commissioners vote to vacate building used by Catholic Charities of the Rio Grande Valley  to provide temporary shelter for Mexican immigrants released by federal authorities
  • Pope Francis signs decree recognizing miracle attributed to the intercession of Cardinal Blessed John Henry Newman, clearing the way for his canonization
  • First anniversary of the Parkland Shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL prayer service
02/12/2019

Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news.

  • February 11 anniversaries, one created Vatican City State, the other created a Pope Emeritus
  • Two US Bishops are speaking out after a Muslim death row inmate was refused an imam at his execution
  • French nun writes a book about her healing at Lourdes
  • Vatican releases the schedule of Pope Francis’ upcoming trip to Morocco
02/5/2019

Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news 

  • Archbishop Joseph Naumann said New York State’s new abortion law and similar legislation proposed in Virginia and other states is "evil, pure and simple"
  • Pope Francis in United Arab Emirates for inter-religious meeting with some 700 religious leaders
  • Pope visits Abu Dhabi's Sheik Zayed Grand Mosque
  • Cardinal Fernando Filoni talks about Catholic Church's process of reconciliation in China
02/1/2019

Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news.

  • Pope Francis visit to Abu Dhabi from February 3-5
  • Denver Archbishop Samuel Aquila says Comprehensive Human Sexuality Education contradicts human nature
  • World Youth Day Panama closing event
  • 15 Dioceses of Texas release lists of priests abusers
01/29/2019

Kevin Nelson reports on today's Catholic news headlines.

  • Pope Francis celebrates closing Mass of World Youth Day in Panama
  • Church leaders condem Philippines cathedral bombing
  • Pope holds news confrence during flight to Rome from Panama
  • First new Roman Catholic church in Cuba since 1959
01/15/2019

Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news.

  • Pope Francis celebrated Mass in the Sistine Chapel and baptized 27 babies on the feast of the Baptism of the Lord
  • Jayme Closs (of St. Peter Catholic Church in Cameron, WI) found alive
  • Pope Francis discussed clerical sexual abuse crisis with Chilean bishops at the Vatican
  • Pro-lifers call Reproductive Health Act, recently introduced in New York State Legislature, a great blow to pro-life cause

 

01/8/2019

Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news.

  • Pope Francis holds annual audience with diplomats
  • Members of the Senate Judiciary Committee question a judicial nominee on his membership in the Knights of Columbus
  • Experts from around the world say some mental health issues could be cured with exercise, meditation and prayer
01/4/2019

Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news January 4, 2019.

Leading his first general audience of 2019, Pope Francis continued a series of talks he has been giving about the Our Father. Bishops from around the United States have gathered at Mundelein Seminary at the University of St. Mary of the Lake near Chicago to prayerfully consider ways to rebuild trust over the clergy sex abuse crisis. A major workshop on "Robo-ethics: Humans, Machines and Health" will be held at the Vatican Feb. 25-26 as part of this increased study; the workshop will focus on the use of robots and artificial intelligence, specifically in medicine and health care.

 

The weeklong Worild Youth Day in Panama at the end of January will include a celebration of artistic, cultural, religious and sporting talents of youth from around the world.

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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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