Members of St. Patrick Parish in Elkhorn prayed June 16 for Lane Graves, a 2-year-old boy killed in an alligator attack in Florida, his father and mother, and sister.
Nebraska's three Catholic bishops asked school officials and parents to reverse action by the Nebraska School Activities Association's board on transgender participation in high school sports and other activities.
The Nebraska Catholic Conference has urged people to support a proposal considered by the Nebraska School Activities Association to formalize basing high school sports participation on students' sex at birth.
A capital campaign in the Omaha archdiocese has exceeded its $40 million goal with more than $52 million pledged for three to five years from more than 17,000 pledges.
"I have been overwhelmed by the generosity of Catholics all across the archdiocese," said Omaha Archbishop George Lucas, adding that he is "grateful for this expression of faith on the part of so many."