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January 18, 2017

Nun banned from wearing habit in classroom due to Nebraska state law

The law was passed in 1919 under pressure from the Ku Klux Klan A nun in Nebraska who teaches in a secondary school has been told that she is not…
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October 27, 2016

Nebraska bishops urge Catholics to support death penalty repeal

Bishops in Nebraska have urged voters to maintain the repeal of the death penalty in an upcoming vote Nebraska’s three bishops made their position on capital punishment clear in 2015…
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June 22, 2016

Funeral held at Catholic Church for boy killed by alligator in Florida

The funeral of a two-year-old boy killed in an alligator attack in Florida has been held at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Nebraska. Lane Thomas Graves was on holiday with…
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October 19, 2015

Stolen cross, gifted to US bishop by Benedict XVI, recovered

Bishop James Conley was given the pectoral cross by Benedict XVI in 2012 The Diocese of Lincoln, in Nebraska announced on October 16 that Bishop James Conley’s pectoral cross, taken…
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October 3, 2015

Letters from the Synod: October 2, 2015

Reports and commentary, from Rome and elsewhere, on the XIV Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops DISQUISITIONS …being thoughts on Synod 2015 from various observers ​What Might Be…
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