March 30, 2013 - “Stomp on Jesus” stunt draws University apology

By Catholic League for Religious & Civil Rights Bill Donohue comments on the “Stomp On Jesus” stunt orchestrated by Florida Atlantic University professor Deandre Poole: On Friday, I wrote to Dr. Poole asking why he didn’t invite his students to write the name “Obama” on a piece of paper—instead of […]

March 29, 2013 - Easter attendance nears 60%

By Knights of Columbus, With Easter just around the corner, most Americans say their plans for the day include attending church according to new Knights of Columbus-Marist Poll. Nearly 6 in 10 Americans (58 percent) say they intend to be in church on Easter Sunday according to the survey. Among […]

March 28, 2013 - Oregon anti-sex trafficking bill advances

Sex trafficking legislation receives public hearing  Senator Betsy Close Press Release  A bill to close loopholes in Oregon’s anti-sex trafficking statutes took another step closer to becoming law on Tuesday. The Senate Judiciary Committee heard Senate Bill 673, a bi-partisan bill that strengthens the penalties for trafficking children. “Thirteen year […]

March 27, 2013 - Christian Easter Egg — Will it fly?

Ideas to refocus Easter among kids gets creative & risky. By Faith News Note: In the United Kingdom marketers backed by local Bishops have been trying to refocus the  Easter meaning among consumers by promoting a chocolate Christian Easter Egg idea.   The egg is called “The Real Easter Egg” and […]

March 26, 2013 - Health Care Reform & “when life begins” question

By Randy Alcorn Eternal Perspectives Ministries, Sandy Oregon Author of Heaven When does human life begin? At conception or implantation? Your answer determines how you’ll view the Affordable Care Act. There has been a great deal of confusion about what exactly the Affordable Care Act mandates in regards to abortion […]

March 25, 2013 - Oregon AG joins same-sex case before Supreme Court

Oregon AG Joins Briefs in US Supreme Court in Support of Same Sex Marriage By Oregon Attorney General ​ Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum today announced that Oregon has joined two historic briefs in the United States Supreme Court supporting same-sex marriage. In Hollingsworth v. Perry, Oregon joined a brief prepared […]

March 24, 2013 - Political opponents falsely accuse Pope Francis

Faith News Note: One of America’s top Western hemisphere experts is Mary Anastasia O’Grady of the Wall Street Journal who is a regular writer for the newspaper. Much has been reported in the media about Argentine critics who fault Pope Francis for being silent if not abetting oppressive elements in […]

March 23, 2013 - Bible TV series hits #1 — companion book becomes bestseller

Roma Downey & Mark Burnett Penned ‘A Story of God and All of Us’ for the Whole Family By Shanon Stowe, America’s highest rated cable television program has generated a national bestselling book. FaithWords, an imprint of Hachette Book Group, is pleased to announce that A STORY OF GOD AND […]

March 22, 2013 - 10 traditions Pope Francis broke already

From holding mass in a prison to a new name, Pope Francis is on tradition breaking streak. By Faith News Note, Pope Francis has only been selected as new Pope for a handful of days and already Pope Francis has broke from papal tradition and charter a new path. 1. […]

March 21, 2013 - Oregon lawmakers seek legalizing pot

House Bill 3371 is an Oregon bill that would legalize and tax marijuana. The legalize pot bill is up for a House Judiciary Committee on April 2. The bill would add strict regulations.