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06/2/2020

Kevin Nelson report's on the day's Catholic news.

  • Pope Francis announces new Vatican laws
  • Reactions to the death of George Floyd protests
05/29/2020

Kevin Nelson report's on the day's Catholic news. 

  • Pope Francis advanced 13 sainthood causes including a miracle attributed to Blessed Charles de Fou-cauld and a miracle needed for the beatification of Father Michael McGivney, founder of the Knights of Columbus.
  • Archbishop Bernard Hebda of St. Paul and Minneapolis called the video of George Floyd gut wrenching.
  • Public Masses began opening up recently around the country with more Masses being offered each week.
  • House overwhelmingly passes Uighur Human Rights Policy Act which condemns the Chinese Communist Party for forcing Uighurs, ethnic Kazakhs and other Muslim minorities into indoctrination camps in northwestern China.
05/26/2020

Kevin Nelson reports on the day's Catholic news.

05/22/2020

Kevin Nelson reports on the day's Catholic news.

05/19/2020

Kevin Nelson reports on the day's Catholic news.

05/15/2020

Kevin Nelson reports on the day's Catholic news.

05/12/2020

Kevin Nelson reports on the day's Catholic news

  • As Italy and the Vatican continue to battle COVID-19 pandemic, people of Poland send gift offered in part as a celebration of a special anniversary
  • Holy Land church leaders release statement about Israel's plans to unilaterally annex West Bank land
  • New documentary reveals surprising details about Saint John Paul II and his lasting influence, even after his death
  • Pope Francis appoints Father Louis Tylka, a pastor in the Archdiocese of Chicago, to be the coadjutor bishop of the Diocese of Peoria, Illinois
  • At recent Mass, pope prays for those unable to work due to the coronavirus pandemic
05/8/2020

Kevin Nelson reports on the day's Catholic 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

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Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news for November 7, 2017

  • Cardinal Daniel DiNardo of Galveston-Houston says U.S. Catholic Church stands "in unity" with the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas in this time of terrible tragedy
  • Vatican Department for Integral Human Promotion is organizing a conference on November 10 and 11 on nuclear disarmament
  • Student Activities Commission at Georgetown University has decided not to impose sanctions on group that promotes healthy relationships and marriage between a man and a woman.
  • Pope Francis held an audience with members of the International Federation of Catholic Universities.
  • Diocese of Charleston South Carolina’s Office of Ethnic Ministries offers some suggestions on how to celebrate National Black Catholic History Month

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