Bankruptcy judge approves New Ulm Diocese's clergy sex abuse settlement

A U.S. bankruptcy judge gave final approval March 10 to a $34 million settlement agreement between 93 victim-survivors of clergy sexual abuse and the Diocese of New Ulm, Minnesota, as well as parishes within the diocese.

Nebraska Catholic bishops oppose execution of death-row inmate

Encouraging an act of mercy and arguing it would not compromise justice, Nebraska's three Catholic bishops said July 6 they oppose the scheduled execution of death-row inmate Carey Dean Moore.

Parish reaches out to Nebraska family after deadly alligator attack

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 bishops urge reversal of policy on student gender identity

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.