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Bishop Fabian Bruskewitz, bishop emeritus of Lincoln, greets fellow priests and teammates at Werner Park in Papillion, Neb., before the I-80 Collar Series, June 21, 2015.

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

Jun 26, 2015

By Mary Farrow

In the state that’s home to the College World Series, a new kind of series came to town on Father’s... Read more

Bishop James Conley of Lincoln gives Confirmation to a prisoner during a Mass said at the Nebraska State Penitentiary, March 31, 2015. Photo courtesy of the Southern Nebraska Register.

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

May 27, 2015

By Carl Bunderson

As the Nebraska Legislature considers overriding the state governor's veto of a bill that would repeal the death penalty, the... Read more

Bishop James Conley of Lincoln blesses prisoners at the Nebraska State Penitentiary during the recessional of a Mass said March 31, 2015. Photo courtesy of the Southern Nebraska Register.

Nebraska bishops praise move to repeal death penalty

May 21, 2015

Nebraska’s Catholic bishops on Wednesday praised the Nebraska legislature’s veto-proof vote to end the death penalty, saying  capital punishment “cannot... Read more

Bishop James Conley of Lincoln distributes Communion during his Mass of Installation, Nov. 20, 2012.

Contraception disrupts 'language of love,' Bishop Conley teaches

Mar 24, 2014

By Kevin J. Jones

Bishop James Conley of Lincoln hopes his new pastoral letter on the sacrificial “language of love” and the disruptive immorality... Read more