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A death row inmate who was exonerated and a woman who is opposed to the death penalty despite her daughter’s murder will share their stories at a presentation on capital punishment Oct. 24 at St. Cecilia Cathedral in Omaha.
The listening sessions began nine months ago. More than 100 people came to St. Gerald Church in Omaha Feb. 1 to contribute their ideas to a process led by Archbishop George J.
Remembering loved ones who have passed away is a special focus in November with All Saints and All Souls days – but many parishes go beyond those celebrations to honor the dead.
Archbishop Blasé J. Cupich will become the first native of the Archdiocese of Omaha to wear the red hat of a cardinal when Pope Francis brings him and 16 other churchmen into the College of Cardinals Nov. 19.
Oftentimes during our lives, we may look at the world through the lens of our egos. The view we have of the world and even ourselves becomes distorted and our prayer misdirected.
Because of the value of life. Sound familiar? Perhaps you’ve heard that phrase from pro-life folks stating their case against abortion. Maybe someone advocating against euthanasia shared that view.
Catholics have an opportunity to learn about our faith’s tradition and teaching on the death penalty at a program – Catholic Voices Against the Death Penalty – Oct. 24 in Omaha.
Thirty-four years ago when I launched this column, I would never have said this: Restlessness is not something to be cultivated, no matter how romantic that might seem.
How often do you find yourself stuck on a page? You are reading a book and need to re-read the same paragraph time and again, either because you are nodding off after a long day or distracted by the unattended details of life nagging at your brain.