September 30, 2013 - Eugene helps Ethiopia build kids hospital

By Holt International Eugene based charity On Monday morning, the community of Eugene, Oregon rallied to fill two shipping containers full of donated medical equipment, and get those containers traveling toward Shinshicho, Ethiopia, where Holt is helping to build a maternal-child hospital. Check out some of the stories from local […]

September 28, 2013 - Priest website gets makeover

Deacon Harold Burke-Sivers, Portland, Oregon Catholic Speaker & Founder of Dynamic Deacon Check out the new look for the Vocation Boom! website, voted the number one vocation website by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops! If you or someone you know or love is thinking about the priesthood, this […]

September 26, 2013 - Former polygamy wife speaks out

The woman involved in a sex abuse case involving a Texas polygamous sect was interviewed by the Today Show on her new book. Please view. (Please note: the sect as the center of the criminal story is an independent movement and not associated with other religious organizations)

September 25, 2013 - Reed College criticized over rowdy gods festival

Reed College criticized over rowdy gods festival By Faith News Note: Before the first lecture of the Humanities 101 class, a required course for all Reed College freshmen, a group of juniors and seniors gather outside the building yelling and gesturing, some dressed as gods, some naked, to demand libations […]

September 23, 2013 - Portland pastor on “12 years as Slave” film

Imago Dei Portland Church A few words from Pastor Eric Knox on an upcoming film: I’m excited about Brad Pitt’s film 12 Years a Slave for sentimental reasons. I was one of those athletes that did the bare minimum in college. If the academic standard to stay eligible was a […]

September 21, 2013 - Comedy Central’s tasteless Catholic jokes

By Catholic League for Religious & Civil Rights Bill Donohue comments on the September 16 edition of “The Daily Show”: Jon Stewart offered his thoughts on Pope Francis. “I love this guy! So, to sum it up, let me get this straight: gays are cool, priests can get married, and […]

September 19, 2013 - They call him the new Tim Tebow

New York Giants football cornerback Prince Amukamara is being hailed as America’s latest role model in the image of Tim Tebow.  Some refer to him as the black Tim Tebow.   He was featured on The Drudge Report and CBS News.  See some of his highlight quotes from this month. CBS New […]

September 18, 2013 - What Christian Left can learn from Christian Right

By Tom Krattenmaker  Award-winning Portland-based writer Recent book: The Evangelicals you Don’t Know – Article Also featured on..USA Today On most Mondays this summer, protesters have been congregating in North Carolina to raise a moral voice against the actions of elected officials in the Tar Heel state. Beginning at the […]

September 16, 2013 - Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast saved

By Christian News Northwest Subscribe Although there was some uncertainty in recent weeks due to fiscal challenges, an annual big prayer breakfast here will go ahead next month as scheduled. A report in the August Christian News Northwest told how financial support was slow in arriving for the 11th annual […]

September 13, 2013 - How is the media treating the Pope? — 6 month lookback

By Catholic League for Religious & Civil Rights Bill Donohue analyzes the way the print media reacted to Pope Benedict XVI and Pope Francis after their first six months as pontiff: We looked at the editorials in 15 of the nation’s largest newspapers to see what they said about the […]