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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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.​

At work for justice

Every night at the St. Joseph Worker Program house, women come together as a community to share their experiences of working for social justice that day. 

Protests mark Supreme Court decision that started brief US moratorium on executions

National and local groups are marking the 44th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s decision in Furman v. Georgia, which started a nationwide moratorium on executions with demonstrations and fasts.