LINCOLN, Neb. (RNS) — Here’s a look at how a few Nebraska communities — Christian, Yazidi and Ponca — are reconciling their faiths with the devastating floods that have swept across the Midwest.
OMAHA, Neb. (RNS) — Local churches and national faith-based disaster relief groups — along with state and federal officials — are stepping in to lend a hand with recovery after floodwaters raged across the Midwest earlier this month.
(RNS) — Law enforcement officials in at least seven states appear to be launching their own inquiries of their Catholic dioceses, focusing on church files thought to contain decades of allegations of child sex abuse by priests.
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Critics say the Diocese of Lincoln is now paying the price for its unwillingness to participate in key reforms enacted in the wake of the 2002 Boston clergy abuse scandal.
The measure passed by a wide enough margin to override a threatened veto by Gov. Pete Ricketts.
(RNS) The U.S. Supreme Court's decision Monday leaves unchanged 20 state laws blocking same-sex unions. Each is already under legal attack, and some judges in those cases had been waiting to see what the high court would do. The court's instruction Monday: Proceed.