Episodes

10/23/2020

Kevin Nelson reports on the Catholic news of the day.

  • Documentary on Pope Francis debuts 
  • Vatican extends the implementation phase of a provisional agreement with China
  • Exposition of the body of newly-declared Blessed Carlo Acutis, beatified Oct. 10, in Assisi, Italy ends
  • Catholic Bishops of Congo are calling for trials after mass killings and human rights abuse
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 

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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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