Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news for January 17, 2017

  • Pope Francis meets with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas at the Vatican
  • Pope baptizes children of those affected by the earthquakes in central Italy this past year
  • Pope writes letter to young people in preparation for Synod of Bishops focused on youth

Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news for January 13, 2017

  • L’Osservatore Romano launching an updated weekly edition celebrating its 70th anniversary
  • Saint Louis ordinance would amend city's anti-discrimination law and add pregnancy and reproductive health decisions as protected classes
  • Catholic Extension holds educational series as part of its U.S.-Latin America Sisters Exchange Program

Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news for January 10, 2017

  • On the feast of the Baptism of the Lord, Pope Francis baptizes 28 infants during Sistine Chapel Mass
  • 13,000 participants, mostly college students, gather for SEEK2017 conference in San Antonio
  • Pope addresses diplomats at the Vatican
  • President Emeritus Father Michael Scanlan of Franciscan University of Stuebenville passes at age 85

Kevin Nelson reports on Catholic news for January 6, 2017

  • Pope Francis holds audience with Italian earthquake survivors
  • Catholics in Istanbul fear attending church after terrorist attack
  • Chicago march in memory of victims of gun violence
  • U.S. bishops report on violence and racial tensions

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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