Elizabeth A. Elliott is a Staff Writer for the Arlington Catholic Herald in Arlington, Virginia where she has written more than 100 articles. She is a former NCR Bertelsen intern. Elliott is from Omaha, Nebraska, where she completed a Master of Fine Arts degree in creative writing from Jesuit-run Creighton University.

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Omaha parish an inclusive, healing rock for neighborhood

As neighborhood demographics changed over the years, Sacred Heart Church in North Omaha has evolved into a community that serves more universal needs, and emphasizes inclusion and area outreach.

Reflecting wider US poll, Nebraskans skeptical of bridging partisan divides

"When you ask about religion and race and ethnicities, Nebraskans are very optimistic that people can come together across religious and racial lines to solve problems. Where that falls apart is partisanship."

Sanctuary revived to shelter immigrants from deportation

Preview: The new Sanctuary Movement aids increasing numbers of Central American refugees that are crossing borders to escape dangerous conditions. 

Religious leaders, victims' family members will tour Nebraska to end death penalty

NCR Today: Religious leaders announced this morning a statewide tour to end the death penalty at First United Methodist Church in Omaha.​