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VATICAN CITY (CNS) -- After a strong earthquake struck central Italy and with the early news reporting many deaths and serious damage, Pope Francis turned his weekly general audience Aug. 24 into a prayer service.


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Conference set to explore liturgy
The Oregon Sacred Liturgy Conference is set for Mount Angel Abbey Sept. 2-4. Theme is “Mystical Body-Mystical Voice in the Liturgy.” The three days of prayer, study and celebration will focus on what the fathers of the Second Vatican Council called “the source and summit” of faith — the liturgy.



Thursday, August 25, 2016
Portland's homelessness crisis
A lack of funding for police, mental health services and affordable housing has left Portland with its crisis of homelessness, says Valerie Chapman, longtime pastoral administrator of St. Francis Parish in inner Southeast Portland.

Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Death penalty foes preparing for right moment
A minister whose sister was murdered in 1997 made a plea for Oregonians to nix their death penalty law.

Tuesday, August 23, 2016
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From the Archives
Four Sisters of St. Mary of Ore­gon left yesterday for a jungle outpost on the Amazon river in Peru, to be their order’s first for­eign missionary workers.

Thursday, August 25, 2016
Encountering God's Presence at World Youth Day
“Well, we played mafia a lot.” I responded, when my parents asked me what I did on World Youth Day.

Wednesday, August 24, 2016
A pilgrimage of mercy
This is what we are all called to do, not just during this Jubilee Year of Mercy, but for the rest of our lives afterward.  Our time in Krakow helped me understand that, and I pray that I can continue Pope Francis’ call to battle with every step I take.

Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Arts
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Sausage Party

NEW YORK (CNS) — If everyone in the world would just abandon belief in God, peace would prevail and life would be one long, joyous, pansexual, narcotics-fueled love-in.

That's the moronic message of "Sausage Party" (Columbia), a disgusting spitball of an animated comedy from directors Conrad Vernon and Greg Tiernan.



Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Florence Foster Jenkins
NEW YORK (CNS) — Like the World War II-era New York socialite it profiles, "Florence Foster Jenkins" (Paramount), a charmingly eccentric blend of comedy and drama, has its heart in the right place.

Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Kubo and the Two Strings
NEW YORK (CNS) — While it uses animation to recount the fantastical adventures of a young boy, "Kubo and the Two Strings" (Focus) is not really suitable for the most youthful moviegoers.

Monday, August 22, 2016
Faith/Spirituality
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Mystics bring riches to the church
Private revelation does not have the foundational importance of public revelation, but it often serves to bring to the fore or to greater public recognition particular aspects of public revelation.

Thursday, August 25, 2016
Religion rightly central to 'Vikings' TV
I spent time during a recent vacation getting caught up on the History Channel show “Vikings.” Friends had told me that “Vikings,” curiously, is the most religious show on television. They were right. Don’t get me wrong, there is enough violence, pillaging, plundering, sword-fighting and political intrigue to satisfy the most macho viewers; but “Vikings” is also drenched with religion

Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Mount Angel Christian in the World series
Mount Angel Abbey's Fall 2016 lecture series begins on Saturday, Sept. 10, in the Mount Angel Abbey Library. Father Stephen Clovis, professor of Scripture and director of pastoral formation at Mount Angel Seminary, will give the first presentation of the fall series: “Divine Mercy: What Does God Tell Us?”  He will explore what God has told us about his mercy in both the Old and New Testaments.

Saturday, August 20, 2016
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New Catholic school teachers graduate
Sixteen teachers graduated from the Pacific Alliance for Catholic Education program during a Mass at the University of Portland Aug. 5. Holy Cross Father Mark Poorman, president of the university, presided.

Thursday, August 25, 2016
Coastal parish celebrates
ROCKAWAY — St. Mary by the Sea Parish will celebrate the completion of its new entryway from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 18.

Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Southern son coming to Eugene
EUGENE — Renowned Southern writer Walker Percy will come alive for the Religion in Literature group at St. Mary Parish. The readers suspended their get-togethers for the summer, but will be back to the books beginning with Percy. The group will discuss “Signposts in a Strange Land” at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 13, at the parish center.

Tuesday, August 23, 2016
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