May 31, 2010 - NW military mom reaches out

One Military Mother Reaches Out ENUMCLAW, Wash.,  — Nobody understands the heart-stopping power of “I’ve been deployed to Iraq” like mothers and spouses of soldiers. Suddenly news reports of roadside bombs, scenes of gunfire, and casualty reports become personal. When Donna Mull’s son was deployed to Iraq, she immediately felt […]

May 30, 2010 - Palau urges Hispanic clergy to come into mainstream

By Beaver Believer, Portland writer Oregon’s most notable evangelist, Luis Palau, spoke to 200 people at the Woodburn Mayor’s Prayer Breakfasts.  Paula urged better connection with the Hispanic clergy saying, “I think we need to bring in more Hispanic clergy and Hispanic businesspeople into the mainstream so they don’t feel […]

May 29, 2010 - Family-Faith Film Review: Sex and the City 2

Family-Faith Film Review: Sex and the City 2 By Catholic Office of Film and Broadcasting Sex and the City 2—Romantic-comedy sequel, based on a long-running cable-TV series, recounting the further adventures of a New York-based columnist turned author (Sarah Jessica Parker), her husband (Chris Noth) and her three best friends […]

May 28, 2010 - Family-Faith Film Review: Prince of Persia

Family-Faith Film Review: Prince of Persia By Catholic Office of Film and Broadcasting Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time—Plodding adaptation of the eponymous videogame series pits a heroic orphan (Jake Gyllenhaal) against his adopted royal uncle (Ben Kingsley) as he helps a princess (Gemma Arterton) safeguard a time-altering dagger […]

May 28, 2010 - Portland Archdiocese announces poverty grant winners

Archdiocese announces local CCHD grants By Portland Archdiocese The Archdiocese of Portland’s Catholic Campaign for Human Development (CCHD) has announced grants for four local programs totaling $20,000. The grants are awarded to local community-based projects that seek to end the root causes of poverty. The Catholic Campaign for Human Development […]

May 27, 2010 - Straw Poll: Clergy sex abuse an undecided issue

This week The Oregonian did a front page series on the Boy Scout Abuse case.  You can read it here at Boy Scouts lagged in efforts to protect children from molesters .   When the European abuse cases were making headliens this Spring Oregon Faith Report offered up a chance for […]

May 26, 2010 - Did poor values sink Shrek 4?

By Beaver Believer Oregon writer The first headline movie headline flop of the year has been Shrek.  Ye sit made $70 Million and debuted at number #1, but it was far below projection.  It was also below the previous sequels.   That has qualified it enough as an unexpected low performer […]

May 26, 2010 - Mother Teresa – Skyscraper Controversy

Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on Day 9 of the protest campaign on behalf of Mother Teresa: By Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights Photo: Túrelio on Wikimedia-Commson, CC-BY-SA Today I am writing to the U.S. bishops in the West notifying them that Anthony Malkin, the owner of […]

May 25, 2010 - Tigard bomb scare for Muslim family

Oregon Faith News Note: Bomb investigators were called to the home of a Tigard family over a possible bomb. The family is a Muslim family from Afghanistan. The KGW-TV video below tells more.