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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — With Nebraska's ban on gay foster parents no longer in place, Christian placement agencies say they might be forced to choose between their religious beliefs and state funding.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An Omaha mosque has again been targeted by vandals.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nativity scene will be removed from the Nebraska Capitol in the days before Christmas because atheist groups have reserved all the available space.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Muslim civil rights group wants the FBI and local police to investigate as a possible hate crime vandalism that may be related to the Paris terror attacks.

UNO hosting annual conference on biblical archaeology

Nov 12, 2015

The Dead Sea Scrolls, Alexander the Great, and recent Bethsaida discoveries are all topics at UNO’s annual Biblical Archaeology Conference.

Creighton students attending papal mass in Philadelphia

Sep 23, 2015

A group of 50 students and six Creighton University staff will attend Pope Francis’ mass in Philadelphia on Sunday.

Interfaith service focuses on climate change

Sep 18, 2015

Omaha Together One Community is bringing together leaders of multiple faiths for an event ahead of Pope Francis’ address to Congress next week.

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The Archdiocese of Omaha says a new Catholic ministry center and housing for UNO students will open next fall.

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A groundbreaking ceremony was held this week for a planned mosque that will become part of Omaha interfaith campus, including Christians, Jews and Muslims.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Chicago-based group will set up a Nativity scene inside the Nebraska Capitol this week, drawing criticism from those who say such displays amount to an unconstitutional endorsement by the state of a religion.

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A Creighton University associate professor of Theology says Pope Francis will bring enthusiasm, hope, and a new perspective.

Creighton University celebrates Asian Culture Week

Oct 9, 2012

A new exhibit and lecture this week at Creighton University celebrate Asian culture.

Community conversations on religion to be held in Omaha, Lincoln

Sep 17, 2012

The executive director of Omaha’s Project Interfaith says last week’s violence in the Middle East shows a need for discussions about religion.

UNO’s Art Gallery is hosting two exhibits this fall, one focusing on Jerusalem and one on the Bethsaida Excavations Project.

Project Interfaith is offering children’s story time and show and tell Sundays at 3:00 at the Bookworm through March 4th. 

Each week of the story time features a different religion.  Beth Katz, Executive Director for Project Interfaith, says more than 60 people attended the first event last Sunday.

She says the events offer a great opportunity for parents and children to learn more about the diversity of beliefs and cultures present in our community and the world.