October 31, 2013 - Portland Archbishop to close Year of Faith

By Portland Archdiocese Archbishop Sample to close out the Year of Faith Archbishop Alexander K. Sample will close out the Year of Faith with a Mass at St. Mary’s Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception on Christ the King Sunday, November 24 at 11:00 am. Pope Benedict XVI announced a Year […]

October 30, 2013 - Schools weighing kids in front of class?

One NW school is gaining attention for weighing teens in front of their peers. The weigh-in is part of a school health campaign, but some parents say it invades on personal privacy of parents and their children. KATU-TV news has more below.

October 29, 2013 - Oregon pot petition: Best, strongest in nation

Oregon pot petition: Best, strongest in nation Oregon Faith News Note: Last Friday, a marijuana advocacy group filed paperwork for a ballot initiative petition to legalize marijuana in the state. The measure would legalize marijuana possession for adults up to 8 ounces of dried pot and including up to four […]

October 28, 2013 - Why anti-bullying efforts are not working

Paul Coughlin, Founder and President The Protectors Oregon author & speaker October is National Bullying Prevention Month, and in light of the recent suicide of a 12-year old-girl in Florida on September 9th, October is the perfect time to address the #1 form of child abuse in the nation, and […]

October 26, 2013 - Halloween costumes seem to ridicule one religion

By Catholic League for Religious & Civil Rights Bill Donohue comments on Halloween costumes currently on sale: The priest costume shows the clergyman in black cassock with an erection. The nun costume shows her in full habit and pregnant. Anyone who wants to buy a costume with a rabbi or […]

October 25, 2013 - Pop star faulted for supporting human trafficking

While many celebs are advocates against human trafficking Rihanna is supporting it By Movieguide®, Media Expert and family and child advocate Dr. Ted Baehr, founder and chairman of the Christian Film & Television Commission (R), an advocacy group in Hollywood, speaks out about Rihanna’s vulgar tweet: “Most times these female […]

October 24, 2013 - Mormons may have their first blockbuster

Oregon Faith News Note, The Mormon based film, ‘Saratov Approach’ may prove to be the first Mormon blockbuster film. According to Variety Magazine, the independent film has grossed a half million dollars on only 23 screens in just two weeks. That is a great sign of a small film netting […]

October 23, 2013 - The ethics of drones — University of Portland

By University of Portland Lecture on “Deadly Drones” by Notre Dame law professor Mary Ellen O’Connell is set for 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 28 on University of Portland campus Notre Dame law professor Mary Ellen O’Connell will speak on “Deadly Drones” for the Hesburgh Lecture at 7 p.m. Monday, October […]

October 22, 2013 - Dealing with religious issues at work

By Oregon NFIB Do You Have Religious Issues? Other Employment Problems? One of the bigger worries in running a small-business enterprise is successfully navigating the many potentials for lawsuits that exist even in the most well-run of companies. That’s why the continuing education of its members is one of the […]

October 21, 2013 - Local author promotes “National Apology Time”

Paul Coughlin Founder and President The Protectors Oregon author & speaker October is National Bullying Prevention month, and The Protectors is proud to participate by launching National Apology Time in hopes to create healing and change this month. National Apology Time: A time where students and adults can make amends […]