Episodes

10/21/2020

Kevin Nelson looks at what is going on this week in Catholic news.

  • Pope Francis, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople, and an international array of other Christian, Muslim, Jewish, Sikh, and Buddhist hold a prayer meeting
  • Peaceful protests in Santiago, Chile turned violent 
  • Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio of Brooklyn disappointed by restrictions on houses of worship
  • Finalists for the European Union prize announced 
  • USCCB election novena begins Oct. 26 and ends Nov. 3, Election Day
10/16/2020

Kevin Nelson looks at what is going on this week in Catholic news.

  • Pope Francis names new prefect of the Congregation for Saints' Causes a new Cardinal to his Council of Cardinals 
  • Euthanasia in Spain and the Netherlands
  • Worldwide campaign to pray the rosary started by Venezuelan children
  • Vatican calls meeting to rekindle attention toward suffering in Syria
10/14/2020

Kevin Nelson reports on the news of the day.

  • Blessed Carlo Acutis beatified at Mass seen here on CatholicTV
  • Diocese of Brooklyn unveils statue of St. Frances Xavier Cabrini
  • Into Account publishes a 22-page report detailing sexual abuse and assault allegations against Catholic musician and composer David Haas
  • COVID-19 positive cases identified among the Swiss Guard and three residents of the Vatican City State
  • Fr. Patrick Ryan's cause for sainthood advanced

 

10/9/2020

Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news for October 9, 2020.

  • Armenian Catholic archbishop pleading for European Union intervention
  • France demonstrations against the bill “Law Concerning Bioethics”
  • Pope Francis recently met with European finance experts during an onsite inspection of the Holy See and Vatican City State in late September.
  • US Postal Service announces new postage stamp for Christmas
10/7/2020

Kevin Nelson reports on today's Catholic news.

10/2/2020

Kevin Nelson reports Catholic day's news.

  • Vatican’s budget report released by Roman Curia's Secretariat for the Economy 
  • HEROES Act stimulus bill proposed in the House is excluding Catholic school students and their families
  • USCCB hosting virtual rosary event October 7, the feast of Our Lady of the Rosary
  • U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin discuss China during meeting at the Vatican
  • 15th anniversary of the Justice for Immigrants Campaign
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

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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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