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OXFORD, England — The president of the Zambian Catholic bishops' conference joined other religious leaders in deploring worsening tensions in the east African country, accusing its president of intimidating opponents and silencing the media.

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Marylhurst student earns third degree at 94

Velda Metelmann was born in 1922; Auriana Cook is 22. Both will accept their Marylhurst University diplomas as they join 300-plus degree candidates honored at Marylhurst’s 123rd commencement June 24 at the Oregon Convention Center. 

Velda Metelmann, 94, will pick up her third Marylhurst diploma. She earned her bachelor’s in her mid-80s and her master’s in interdisciplinary studies three years ago. Now she has completed a master’s in food systems and society, attending classes predominantly online from her home in King City. 

Wednesday, June 21, 2017
WATCH: Thanks to Catholic Charities, new tiny houses development opens

With Catholic Charities of Oregon guiding the project, 14 formerly homeless women moved into a village of tiny houses June 10 in North Portland. 

“It makes a difference to be able to say, ‘This is my place,’” said Desiree Rose, who lives at a similar grouping on city land a few miles away. Organizers of Kenton Village asked Rose to give advice on the new project, one of four in the city.  

Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Monks' brews and Swiss cuisine offered at Saint Benedict Festival
SAINT BENEDICT — The monks of Mount Angel Abbey invite the public to visit them during their annual Saint Benedict Festival Saturday, July 8. Get a behind-the-scenes glimpse into their centuries’ old way of life — rooted in a rhythm of work, prayer, and silence — while enjoying an afternoon of food, music and company at the abbey.

Monday, June 19, 2017
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An unsung champion for life
Top kudos go to Rep. Henry Hyde, R-Illinois, and other sponsors from both parties. But they could not have done it without the help of a lobbyist unknown to the public named Mark Gallagher.

Thursday, June 22, 2017
Truth may hurt

Thank you, Father, for reminding us that “Practicing self-truth spills over into our work, family, government and church, generating the strength needed to fight today’s falsehoods and dishonesties.”

Wednesday, June 21, 2017
That they may be one

All too often, it seems, the aim of an apologist can be to “win” an “argument,” rather than to convert hearts, to save souls. In all we do, this should be our mission: to spread the gospel of Jesus Christ, and to bring our brothers and sisters to the fullness of life in Jesus and his Church.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Arts and Entertainment News
Iconographers convene to celebrate new curriculum
MOUNT ANGEL — Students of iconography will gather here June 23 - July 1 to pray, study and practice the sacred art form. This year, as the Iconographic Arts Institute marks three decades since its founding, it also will celebrate a new certificate in iconographic studies based on the 12-level curriculum the Institute uses.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017
UP helping uncover ancient mysteries
Why did a Roman city on an isle off Spain burn in the third century? Why are both Christian and Muslim ancient burials located there? Why did archeologists on the island find a large pool for baptism replaced by a smaller one, even as Christianity was flourishing?

Tuesday, June 20, 2017
All Eyez on Me
NEW YORK (CNS) — Radical politics and the wayward values of hip-hop culture take "All Eyez on Me" (Summit), a sometimes intense but overlong and rarely insightful biography of rapper Tupac Shakur (Demetrius Shipp Jr.), off course.

Monday, June 19, 2017
Living Faith | Archbishop Sample's Column | Columns
Year of Prayer for Priests
“A Year of Prayer for our Priests” is a ministry of the Archdiocesan Council of Catholic Women. We share the joy of this devotion with all Oregon Catholics. A day each month is set aside to pray for the names of priests serving in the Archdiocese of Portland. Please remember them and all priests, deacons and religious in your daily prayers.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Archbishop Sample's schedule

Archbishop Alexander Sample’s schedule through July 15. 

Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Why we love our dads: Reflections from around the archdiocese
In honor of Father’s Day, we asked an assortment of Catholics — including a musician, a Franciscan sister, kindergartners and high schoolers — to share what they love about their dads. 

From rebels and role models to jokesters and teachers, these are the men who tend to us when we are small and often shape and inspire us decades after they leave this earth.

Saturday, June 17, 2017
Parish/School Life
Parish and School News | Here's What's Happening Calendar | Churches and Schools Directory
Film of legacy of coal industry set for June 20
"From the Ashes," distributed by National Geographic Documentary Films, will be presented at Holy Trinity Church, 13715 SW Walker Road, Beaverton, on Tuesday, June 20, 7-9 p.m. in the Fireside room.

Monday, June 19, 2017
St. Joseph confirmation
SALEM — Karina Davila is confirmed by Archbishop Alexander Sample at St. Joseph Parish here May 25. Davila graduated from St. Joseph School in 2016 and now attends Blanchet Catholic High School as a freshman.

Monday, June 19, 2017
First Communion for St. Luke students
WOODBURN — Fr. Scott Baier stands beside Joey Hepp, Adrian Ramos-Lopez, Juan Ramos-Lopez, Morgan Ludlow, Wyatt Smith, Diego Bolanos-Gerber, Julian Clemente Martinez, Gabriel Bischoff, Hailey Kearns, Annabelle Aranda, Amanda Preuitt and Mya Leon, who received first holy Communion at St. Luke Church in May.

Wednesday, June 14, 2017
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