Bishop James Conley

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Bishop James Conley of Lincoln, Nebraska in St. Peter's Square, a day before the canonization Mass of St. John Henry Newman, Oct. 12, 2019.

Two priests in Lincoln diocese reassigned with restrictions, following review of alleged misconduct

Oct 20, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

Two priests in the Diocese of Lincoln are being reassigned to ministry with restrictions, following diocesan review of accusations of... Read more

The USCCB autumn general assembly in Baltimore, Nov. 12, 2018.

More prelates reject delays of US bishops' discussion of Eucharistic coherence

May 27, 2021

By CNA Staff

More Catholic bishops have spoken out in support of continuing as planned the process to address “Eucharistic coherence,” namely Christian... Read more

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

Catholic mental health council applauds Bishop Conley’s candor on mental illness

Nov 23, 2020

The National Catholic Partnership on Disability’s Council on Mental Illness applauded Bishop James Conley of Lincoln, Nebraska “on his complete... Read more

Bishop James Conley. CNA file photo.

‘I couldn’t fix myself’: Bishop Conley opens up about mental health recovery

Nov 14, 2020

By Mary Farrow

In December 2019, Bishop James Conley of the Diocese of Lincoln announced he was going on a medical leave of... Read more

Bishop James Conley in the Cathedral of the Risen Christ, Lincoln, Nebraska, on Ash Wednesday, 2019.

Bishop Conley returns from medical leave of absence to head Lincoln diocese

Nov 12, 2020

Bishop James Conley announced that he is resuming full pastoral care of the Diocese of Lincoln, Nebraska, following an 11-month... Read more

Bishop James Conley in the Cathedral of the Risen Christ, Lincoln, Nebraska, on Ash Wednesday, 2019.

Bishop Conley announces medical leave of absence from Lincoln diocese

Dec 13, 2019

Bishop James Conley announced Friday that he is taking a medical leave of absence from his ministry as Bishop of... Read more

Bishop James D. Conley prays at installation Mass outside of Risen Christ Cathedral in Lincoln, Neb. on Nov. 20, 2012.

Bishop Conley reviewing process for boundary violation reports

Aug 6, 2018

Bishop James Conley of Lincoln said he is working to ensure that correct processes are established and followed when allegations... Read more

The Angelus, Jean Francois Millet, 1859.

Catholic symposium – how music, food, and friendship ground us in reality

Feb 8, 2018

By Perry West

The Prairie Troubadour gathering will be full of good music, food, and discussions with Catholic leaders addressing how to live... Read more

Venerable Stanley Rother, who will be beatified Sept. 23, 2017. Photo courtesy of the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City.

Bishop Conley: martyred Oklahoma priest showed courage that comes from prayer

Sep 20, 2017

An Oklahoma priest martyred in Guatemala will be beatified on Saturday, and his life has much to teach us, Bishop... Read more

Bishop Conley: Mass deportations will not fix our immigration system

Feb 27, 2017

Controversial immigration policies issued by United States President Donald Trump’s have thus far prompted numerous critiques from concerned U.S. Catholic... Read more

Bishop James D. Conley of Lincoln, Nebraska at the Cathedral of St. Matthew in Washington D.C., Sept. 23, 2014.

Our brother, the Pope – Bishop Conley on the papal visit thus far

Sep 24, 2015

Bishop James Conley says that Pope Francis' mandate to go beyond the narrow confines of own worlds is a challenge,... Read more