Episodes

10/2/2018

Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news for October 2, 2018

  • Vatican Synod of Bishops on youth and vocations
  • Archbishop William Lori of Baltimore announces five-person investigative team looking into allegations against Bishop Michael Bransfield
  • LifeSiteNews releases Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano's letter to Canadian Cardinal Marc Ouellet regarding then-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick
  • National Vocation Awareness Week
09/28/2018

Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news for September 28, 2018

  • Pope Francis pays homage to Jewish Holocaust victims in Lithuania
  • Cardinal Timothy Dolan praises the termination of an FDA contract with a company who provides aborted baby parts for research
  • Pontifical Academy for Life has spent over a year developing a report on palliative care advocacy
  • Three convents in Congo have been attacked as the persecution of Catholics in the country continues
09/25/2018

Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news for September 25, 2018

  • Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, president of the USCCB, talks about sex-abuse scandal
  • Vatican announces provisional agreement on the appointment of bishops in China
  • Vatican announces winners of the 2018 Ratzinger Prize
  • Cardinal Joseph Tobin of Newark announces he will not attend Synod on Young People, Faith, and Vocational Discernment
09/21/2018

Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news for September 21, 2018

  • USCCB Administrative Committee outlines actions to address the abuse crisis
  • Polish Archbishop Henryk Hoser has outlined plans for expansion of the Medjugorje Shrine
  • Bono, lead singer of U2, visits Pope Francis
  • Cardinal Timothy Dolan appoints formal federal judge to be his first special counsel and independent reviewer
09/18/2018

Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news for September 18, 2018

  • Pope Francis visits Sicily to commemorate the 25th anniversary of Blessed Giuseppe Puglisi
  • Archbishop William Lori of Baltimore begins his role as apostolic administrator of the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston
  • Pope Francis meets with youth in Sicily
  • Humanitarian crisis in Syria unfolds
09/11/2018

Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news for September 11, 2018

  • Vatican is planning a response to allegations made against the pope by a former nuncio
  • Cardinal Sean O’Malley meets with Pope Francis in Rome
  • 74 of the 200 new bishops appointed this year had an audience with Pope Francis in Rome
09/4/2018

Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news for September 4, 2018

  • Pope Francis welcomes Oblates of St. Joseph to the Vatican
  • Pope preaches about discerning when to speak and when to remain silent
  • United Nations report says Myanmar's military leaders should be investigated for human rights abuses against Rohingya Muslims
  • Archbishop Charles Chaput calls for Pope Francis to cancel the Synod of Bishops on young people and instead hold a Synod of Bishops on the life of bishops
08/31/2018

Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news for August 31, 2018

  • Pope Francis talked about the need for vocations in Ireland at his weekly general audience
  • Cardinal Sean O'Malley met with over 300 priests in the Archdiocese of Boston to discuss the sexual abuse crisis
  • Pope prepares for World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation
  • Chairman of USSCB Committee writes "basic rights of workers must be respected by paying them a fair wage"
08/28/2018

Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news for August 28, 2018

  • Pope Francis visits Knock Shrine while in Ireland for World Meeting of Families
  • Bishop Michael Duca installed as new Bishop of Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • Pope addresses allegations that he knew about Theodore McCarrick's sexual abuse in 2013
  • North African country of Chad enforces revised constitution that limits religious freedom
08/24/2018

Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news for August 24, 2018

  • Pope Francis speaks to 9th annual International Catholic Legislators Network conference
  • Bishop Philip Egan of Portsmouth, England suggested pope calls an extraordinary synod to help combat clergy abuse
  • World Meeting of Families animated shorts about living out family life
  • Pope will visit Ireland this weekend to conclude the World Meeting of Families
  • Annual Diocesan Pro-Life Leadership Conference discuss the theme of "Missionary Disciples Building a Culture of Life"
08/21/2018

Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news for August 21, 2018

  • Pope Francis calls for penitential prayer and fasting in reparation for abuse
  • Catholic Church to help victims of unprecedented floods and landslides in Kerala
  • Rome Reports explores the history of the World Meeting of Families
  • Cardinal Sean O'Malley, Archbishop of Boston, releases statement about letter detailing sexual abuse allegations against then-Archbishop Theodore McCarrick
08/17/2018

Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news for August 17, 2018

  • Vatican statement about report on clerical abuse in Pennsylvania
  • Pope Francis and crowd in St. Peter's Square pray for those who died in Genoa, Italy highway bridge collapse
  • Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, announes three goals to address moral scandals facing church
  • Pope Francis appoints Venezuelan archbishop to be new substitute secretary for general affairs
  • Cardinal Sean O’Malley not attending World Meeting of Families in Dublin

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Catholic Newsbreak

Kevin Nelson reports from the CatholicTV news desk, providing updates on the most important Catholic news, including news about Pope Francis and the Catholic Church around the world. 

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Born and raised in the West Roxbury section of Boston, Kevin Nelson has not strayed too far from his roots. He has been with the CatholicTV Network since January of 1996 and has been involved in many different aspects of the television process. Read More

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