July 31, 2010 - Family-Faith Film Review: Charlie St. Cloud

Family-Faith Film Review: Charlie St. Cloud By Catholic Office of Film and Broadcasting Charlie St. Cloud—After losing his younger brother (Charlie Tahan) in a car accident for which he was indirectly responsible, a gifted sailboat racer (Zac Efron), racked by guilt and grief, becomes the caretaker of the cemetery where […]

July 30, 2010 - Family-Faith Film Review: Dinner For Schmucks

Family-Faith Film Review: Dinner For Schmucks By Catholic Office of Film and Broadcasting —To score a promotion, a financial analyst (Paul Rudd) must bring a suitable guest to the titular meal organized by his boss (Bruce Greenwood) as a competition to see which corporate hotshot can produce the most amusing […]

July 30, 2010 - Pope names three Oregon priests Monsignors

Pope Benedict XVI names three local priests Monsignors By Portland Archdiocese, Archbishop John G. Vlazny has announced that Pope Benedict XVI has named three local priests Monsignors. Those honored are: Reverend Monsignor Richard Paperini, Reverend Monsignor Richard Huneger, and Reverend Monsignor John Cihak. The Monsignors were named as Chaplains to […]

July 29, 2010 - Same sex marriage campaign has started

Oregon Faith Report News Note: Basic Rights Oregon has started a TV ad campaign across Oregon. The ad (see video below) shows various same-sex and mixed couples giving personal testimonies about the meaning of marriage and marriage equality. The ads began July 19th and will run for several weeks. The […]

July 28, 2010 - Christian TV Meets Provacative Documentary

By Dan Merchant NW Filmmaker Producer of Lord Save Us Movie Sometimes it seems this Lord, Save Us journey I’ve been on has lasted a decade or two, in fact it’s been about 5 years and we reached yet another milestone this past week – our broadcast television premiere on […]

July 27, 2010 - A faith response to Mel Gibson meltdown

By Randy Alcorn Eternal Perspectives Ministries Sandy, Oregon With the recent allegations against actor Mel Gibson, there’s been a number of responses to his situation that cry out for an eternal perspective. (When Gibson released his movie The Passion of the Christ in 2004, I wrote a review of the […]

July 26, 2010 - Oil spill & God: Video series

Below are two videos (Part 1 and Part2) from OdysseyNetworks which showcases the horror stories and faith struggles of the communities impacted by the BP oil gulf spill. Part II video below:

July 25, 2010 - New TV filter bypasses profanity

New Profanity Filter Battles the F-Word in Living Rooms ROGERS, Ark.,– Just one week after a federal appeals court opened the door for the F-word to be used freely on broadcast TV, an Arkansas company says they have a solution: Filter the words out on your own.  TVGuardian, LLC is […]

July 23, 2010 - Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon calls for immigration reform

By Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon Picture from a July 21st Rally, more here The Board of Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon (EMO) joins its voice with churches and religious leaders across the country in the call for comprehensive and just reform of the immigration laws. Joining with the U.S. Conference of […]