May 31, 2009 - Pope Builds Bridges of Peace among Religious Faiths

Pope Benedict XVI Completes Historic Holy Land Pilgrimage NEW YORK, May 29 /Christian Newswire/ — On May 15, Pope Benedict XVI completed his first papal pilgrimage to the Holy Land, visiting and praying at holy sites and making a concerted effort to build bridges of peace between Judaism and Christianity.”I […]

May 30, 2009 - Family Movie Review: Up

Catholic Movie — Off we go into the wild blue yonder—literally—with this instant classic, the story of Carl Frederickson (voice of Ed Asner), a grumpy septuagenarian who decides to get away from it all by relocating his home to South America with the help of thousands of colorful balloons. […]

May 29, 2009 - Andrew Palau:15-Year Rwanda Genocide Remembrance

Kigali Festival with Andrew Palau will culminate a Season of Service By Andrew Palau, Beaverton KIGALI, Rwanda May 27 /Christian Newswire/ — Rwanda President Paul Kagame met with international evangelist Andrew Palau in April to pledge his support for Palau’s upcoming Kigali Festival. As part of the festival in July, […]

May 29, 2009 - Amy Grant returns to TV with Three Wishes show

Former NBC show Three Wishes hosted by Amy Grant is returning to TV on the GMC channel. ATLANTA, May 28 /Christian Newswire/ — Gospel Music Channel ( has acquired the television rights to the off-net series “Amy Grant’s Three Wishes” and “Clash of The Choirs” and will air the shows […]

May 28, 2009 - Sotomayor would make 6 out of 9 Supreme Justices Catholic

Michael Paulson of The Boston Globe said the Obama nomination of Judge Sonia Sotomayor; “[S]he will be the sixth Catholic on the nine-member court. That is a remarkable accomplishment for American Catholics, who make up 23 percent of the nation’s population, and will now potentially hold 67 percent of the […]

May 28, 2009 - Beaverton guru comes under fire

Want to learn the secrets of the universe and discover the true nature of reality?  Do you have at least $100 and a half day to spend attending a workshop?  If so, that’s enough to get you started on the path toward enlightenment.  For an additional $299 and two ongoing […]

May 27, 2009 - Indian gay marriage law takes effect in Oregon

By Bill Graves Religion News Service A Coquille Indian Tribe law allowing same-sex marriage took effect this week, and two women married Sunday (May 24) on the tribe’s reservation in Coos Bay, Ore.  Kitzen Branting, 26, and her partner, Jeni Branting, 28, who now live in Edmonds, Wash., became the […]

May 27, 2009 - California Supreme Court Upholds Prop. 8

California Family Council, SACRAMENTO, May 26 /Christian Newswire/ — Today the California Supreme Court rendered its opinion regarding Proposition 8, upholding the traditional definition of marriage in the state Constitution. By a vote of the people in the November, 2008 general election, Prop 8 has been in place in the […]

May 26, 2009 - Luis Palau Video: Portland City Council moved by outreach

Below is a video of Portland City Commissioner Nick Fish at a City Council meeting confessing his initial skepticism of Luis Palau’s Season of Service and his current praise for the outreach which has brought  thousands fo volunteers to help the needy Portland.

May 25, 2009 - Honor to a veteran who rescued a woman in danger

Jeannie St. John Taylor, Oregon Author, Culture Proof Kids I want to use Memorial Day to honor my nephew a member of the US Air Force and a local hero for saving another person’s life.  Watch his amazing story on the video below and read the further story about his […]