by CNA Staff Lincoln, Neb., Mar 19, 2021 / 03:15 pm MT (CNA).- Bishop James Conley of Lincoln, Nebraska opened up in a March 19 letter about how in the midst of a nearly year-long sabbatical he took for mental health reasons, learning about and consecrating himself to St. Joseph
by Mary Farrow Denver Newsroom, Nov 14, 2020 / 03:45 am MT (CNA).- In December 2019, Bishop James Conley of the Diocese of Lincoln announced he was going on a medical leave of absence. Citing diagnoses of depression and anxiety, as well as chronic insomnia and debilitating tinnitus (a constant
by Jonah McKeown Denver Newsroom, Aug 14, 2020 / 04:14 pm MT (CNA).- Governor Pete Ricketts of Nebraska is set to sign a ban on dilation and evacuation abortions into law at a ceremony on Saturday, after the bill passed the state legislature on Thursday. The Nebraska Catholic Conference, one
CNA Staff, Aug 13, 2020 / 12:52 pm MT (CNA).- The Nebraska legislature on Thursday passed a ban on dilation and evacuation (D&E) abortions in the state, a move hailed by the Nebraska Catholic Conference. “Life has won today in Nebraska. By ending dismemberment abortion, our state has demonstrated and
CNA/EWTN News Pope Francis on Wednesday appointed Monsignor Joseph Hanefeldt, a priest of the Omaha archdiocese and a Nebraska native, as the eighth Bishop of Grand Island, which serves Catholics in central and western Nebraska.
By Catholic News Service LINCOLN, Neb. — Lincoln Bishop James D. Conley told Catholics in his diocese that just as he had hoped to do after his installation last November, he has traveled around the 23,800-square-mile diocese, “spending time with you and your families, getting to know you and your