On March 23, the United States Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in a case that will decide whether the federal government can force an order of Catholic nuns – the Little Sisters of the Poor – to include coverage for contraceptive drugs and devices, abortifacients and sterilizations in their benefit plan.
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I was typing an email recently, asking the recipient to share information with his parish community. As I typed the message, I recalled an insight voiced at a workshop our office hosted on the topic of stewardship.
On Sept. 24, 1949, Georgii Karpov, chairman of the agency that provided "liaison" to the Russian Orthodox Church for the NKVD, the Soviet secret police, wrote Josef Stalin and his chief henchmen a confidential letter reeking with self-congratulation.
Addiction can be extremely harmful, and in some cases, fatal for those individuals ensnared by it. It can be seriously disruptive and damaging to those around them. Who is to blame when it comes to addiction?
Servant of Mary Sister Mary Audrey Jauron, whose 83 years of religious life included service to archdiocesan schools, died March 2 in Omaha. She was 101.
Correctly spelling "perquisite" and "murmuration" put Tharein Potuhera of St. Wenceslaus School in Omaha to the top of the Midwest Spelling Bee March 12.
A class Penny War, a school dance, dodge ball tournament and dress down days helped Mercy High School students raise $14,000 to build a school and promote educational opportunities for girls in Zambia – surpassing the school’s $10,000 goal and raising the most ever during Mission Week.
Three students from Roncalli Catholic High School in Omaha displayed their culinary talents to earn the "Best of Pork Award" – and the state championship – in the March 5 State ProStart Competition in Lincoln, sponsored by the Nebraska Restaurant Association.
Students from Creighton Preparatory, Duchesne Academy of the Sacred Heart and Marian high schools, all in Omaha, were honored in the 19th annual Nebraska Young Artist Awards, sponsored by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Hixson-Lied College of Fine and Performing Arts.
Temperatures in the low 20s didn’t stop 37 Marian High School students and a teacher from plunging into Lake Cunningham in Omaha Feb. 13 to raise money for Special Olympics in Nebraska.
Students at the all-girls school in Omaha raised more than $4,600 to help the organization’s athletes.