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OXFORD, England — European Catholic leaders expressed concern that the decision by United Kingdom voters to leave the European Union threatened unity across the continent, but they also cautioned the EU bloc to rethink its values and priorities.

Local | Nation and World | Pope Francis/Vatican
WATCH: Deacons can be signs of mercy
A local permanent deacon spoke to his peers at a Vatican conference last month about how the deacon is an image of mercy for promoting the New Evangelization in the family.

Saturday, June 25, 2016
Archdiocesan Pilgrimage to Rome
Archbishop Vlazny will lead a special Year ofMercy pilgrimage to Rome and Assisi Oct. 1-9.

Friday, June 24, 2016
Auto dealer contributes to Providence
Providence Health and Services’ most fragile patients received love from Carr Subaru Beaverton and Subaru of America — $105,822 worth of it.

Thursday, June 23, 2016
Editorials | Letters | Submit a Letter
Milligrams of mercy
For some of us the Jubilee Year of Mercy has become our Jubilee Year of Guilt. There have been high expectations placed on our shoulders.

Saturday, June 25, 2016
Guilt understood
The best punchline I’ve read in ages was hers — about the Catholic mom in a minivan. Too funny!

Friday, June 24, 2016
It never faded
The Anglican Church has swung back and forth between Catholic and Protestant over the centuries. The Catholic world never faded away in England, neither in the Anglican Church nor in the vestiges of the Roman Catholic Church there.

Thursday, June 23, 2016
Arts and Entertainment News | Crossword and Sudoku
Granite and clay: Creativity, patience shape sculptor for priesthood
ROME (CNS) — In the small dormitory room that smelled of moist modelling clay, dozens of statues of a laughing Jesus lined wooden shelves against a wall.

Friday, June 24, 2016
Beyond rhetoric, book has useful material on ending capital punishment
Someone interested in understanding the fervent opposition by many Christians to capital punishment will find a starting point in this book. Author Shane Claiborne combines facts, storytelling and evangelical preaching to explain this push to abolish capital punishment.

Thursday, June 23, 2016
History a refreshing departure from overly pious views of St. Francis
St. Francis of Assisi had a few rough edges, according to Jon Sweeney, who rejects the common practice of making him too saintly. First, the strong, public and repeated disobedience to his father, so frequently romanticized by the saint's admirers, amounts to a "flaunting disregard for the fourth commandment," according to Sweeney. Readers might see parallels here with Martin Luther's paternal conflict, a relationship much maligned by Catholics over the centuries.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Living Faith | Archbishop Sample's Column | Columns
What is a 'successful' life?
At the end of our life, only one thing will matter. How have I come to know, love and serve God?

Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Now the question is asked of us
Today, those who gather at the Eucharist remember that we are called to pay the cost of discipleship.

Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Searching for answers on suffering
I would say that Christians don’t have an intellectual answer to the problem of pain and suffering, but they have a response.

Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Parish/School Life
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Crew helps students dance the night away
The last CYO dance of the school year took place May 13. The weather was ideal for an outdoor dance at Oaks Park, with the Willamette River in clear view.

Students from the Portland area gathered to meet new friends, enjoy old friends, listen to music and dance. There is pizza and a door prize, all for $15.

Thursday, June 23, 2016
CYO recognizes its gems
The 19th Annual CYO/Camp Howard appreciation was held at University of Portland. Special volunteers received recognition.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Cadets awarded
Catholic War Veterans of Oregon this spring has recognized Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps students who attend Oregon City High School. Those recognized for outstanding service are Lucio Dempsay-Perez, who attends St. Philip Benizi Church; Yulisa Romero, who attends St. John the Apostle Church; and Anthony Lopez, also of St. John the Apostle.

Tuesday, June 21, 2016
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