CNN is not the customary locale-of-choice for a catechesis on Catholic social doctrine. But that’s what Paul Ryan, speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, offered viewers of a CNN national town hall meeting on the evening of Aug. 21.
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After 26 years working her way up to academic adviser at Bellevue University, Patricia Cox began to feel greater pressure for speed in her work, made more difficult by growing vision and motor control problems due to her lifelong struggle with cerebral palsy.
Archbishop George J. Lucas blesses with holy water students and others gathered at the Sept. 24 groundbreaking for a new church at St. Wenceslaus Parish in Omaha. The $25 million project will include offices and additional parking, and be completed in three years.
A breakfast sponsored by a youth group celebrating fellowship among area towns also served as a Hurricane Harvey relief effort at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish in Tilden.
Golfers raised more than $65,000 – a record – for Mercy High School’s negotiated tuition program during the Omaha school’s 26th annual Driving for Excellence Golf Fest.
Marian High School in Omaha honored four graduates and two teachers for their leadership and service to the school Sept. 7 at the Esprit de Corps Awards Banquet.
A nationally-renowned author, educator and pro-life leader will headline the Thomas More Society’s eighth annual fundraising banquet Oct. 19 at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish in Omaha.
The Polish Heritage Society of Nebraska will hold its annual "Bigos and Beer" fundraiser Oct. 27 to support its St. John Paul II Scholarship Fund for eighth-graders entering Catholic high schools next fall.
People across the archdiocese took public stands for the unborn Oct. 1 as part of the national Life Chain effort.
Groups from Catholic parishes gathered with other pro-life supporters along streets and highways, holding signs supporting life and opposing abortion.
A nationally renowned expert on bioethical issues helped illuminate the growing threats to human dignity posed by the culture of death through euthanasia, assisted suicide and other evils at this year’s Bishop’s Pro-Life Banquet and Conference, Sept. 29-30, in Lincoln.