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For Lincoln diocese, audit adds to its effective child protection plan

Sep 11, 2015 - 07:31 am .- The Diocese of Lincoln will now take part in the U.S. bishops' audit of the implementation of the youth protection charter – a move it says adds to a well-functioning system of safeguards against abuse.

Fathers play on Father’s Day: The priests of two Nebraska dioceses face off in softball game

Jun 26, 2015 - 03:02 am .- In the state that’s home to the College World Series, a new kind of series came to town on Father’s Day

Bishop Conley asks for prayers as Nebraska legislators vote on death penalty (Updated)

May 27, 2015 - 09:55 am .- As the Nebraska Legislature considers overriding the state governor's veto of a bill that would repeal the death penalty, the Bishop of Lincoln has requested a prayerful response to the situation.

Nebraska bishops praise move to repeal death penalty

May 21, 2015 - 05:11 pm .- Nebraska’s Catholic bishops on Wednesday praised the Nebraska legislature’s veto-proof vote to end the death penalty, saying  capital punishment “cannot be justified” in the state at present.

Contraception disrupts 'language of love,' Bishop Conley teaches

Mar 24, 2014 - 08:06 pm .- Bishop James Conley of Lincoln hopes his new pastoral letter on the sacrificial “language of love” and the disruptive immorality of contraception will be received “with open hearts and open minds.”

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