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03/15/2019

Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news.

03/12/2019

Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news.

  • Ethiopian Airlines crash
  • Leaders from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints meet with Pope Francis at the Vatican
  • U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops publishes "The Order of Blessing the Oil of Catechumens and of the Sick, and of Consecrating the Chrism”
  • Pope and members of the Roman Curia begin Lenten retreat
03/8/2019

Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news for March 8, 2019.

 

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

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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. 

Host bio

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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