Wall-to-wall coverage of Pope Francis’ visit to the United States took that experience well beyond the cities he visited and the millions of people who somehow managed to see him in person, even if from some distance.
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Discussions on the death penalty and same-sex marriage and a tribute to a French geneticist who advocated for unborn children highlight this year’s Bishop’s Pro Life Conference, set for Oct. 30-31 in Lincoln.
"No one, after lighting a lamp, puts it away in a cellar nor under a basket, but on the lampstand, so that those who enter may see the light." (Lk 11:33)
Pope Francis’ historic six-day trip to the United States attracted hundreds of thousands of people to Washington, D.C., New York and Philadelphia.
When Pope Francis urged the U.S. Congress Sept. 24 to avoid bickering and even hatred that could smother the country’s past, promise and potential, more than lawmakers were listening.
Sixth-graders Avery Dierman, left, and Abee Hutchinson decorate treat bags Sept. 10 at St. Anthony School in Columbus as fifth- and sixth-graders remembered the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks on the East Coast by honoring local fire and police officers, moms and dads and others identified as heroes in their lives.
Celebrating families and serving others.
First-grader Leah Wheatley and her grandparents Linda and Rick Wheatley of Omaha relax during Grandparents Day Sept. 11 at Mary Our Queen School in Omaha. More than 300 grandparents visited classrooms, celebrated Mass and had cookies and punch.
With Jesus, Mary and Joseph serving as the model of hope and inspiration, this year’s Walk of Faith to the Holy Family Shrine near Gretna will feature prayers to strengthen the family.