As the sainthood cause of Boys Town founder Father Edward J. Flanagan advances to Rome after a June 18 Mass at St. Cecilia Cathedral in Omaha, a locally-produced musical about his life will be performed in the Music Hall of the famous Omaha home for troubled youth.
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When local sports groups land a Tim Miles or a Mike Riley or a Greg McDermott or even a Tom Osborne as the speaker for an annual sports stag or banquet, organization members feel pretty good about themselves … and rightly so.
Archbishop George J. Lucas joined several other religious leaders at a news conference in Omaha May 13 in calling for an end to the death penalty in Nebraska.
Religious communities in the archdiocese are planning events in the coming months to help celebrate the Year of Consecrated Life proclaimed by Pope Francis.
Evolution, Charles Darwin famously stated, works through the survival of the fittest. Christianity, on the other hand, is committed to the survival of the weakest. But how do we square our Christian ideal of making a preferential option for the weak with evolution?
As disciples of Christ, we are commissioned with an important task. We have been sent on mission into the world to reveal to it the truth of God’s unconditional love for us, and thereby lead the world back to the Shepherd. What an awesome invitation Jesus has extended to us!
Notre Dame Sister Madonna Schwarte, a nurse’s aide who died last month after years of serving the elderly in Omaha, will be remembered for her "friendly spirit," a colleague said.
On Sept. 2, 1939, the House of Commons debated the British government’s response to the German invasion of Poland the previous day. The ruling Conservative Party was divided between those demanding that Britain fulfill its obligations to Poland and those addicted to the habits of appeasement.
Since Nebraska became a state in 1867, a total of 37 people have been executed in our state. Thirty-four of those executions took place prior to 1972 when the U.S. Supreme Court put a moratorium on use of the death penalty.
An amendment introduced and pending on a controversial legislative bill in the current session of the Unicameral is a phony ploy that mocks the process and the integrity of the institution.