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DURBAN, South Africa (CNS) — As the world moves into the fourth decade of the fight against AIDS, new challenges confront those struggling against the epidemic, and faith communities must continue to assure that those affected by the virus have both treatment and hope, a top U.N. official told religious leaders attending the International AIDS...

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Rupp in for distance duo
To the casual fan, it may have appeared ominous to see Oregon native Galen Rupp lose the lead in the men’s 5000 meter race at the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials July 9 in Eugene. It’s a sight that Rupp fans are not used to seeing.

Monday, July 25, 2016
Marijuana: Legal doesn't mean right
A couple years ago, Dr. Ben Hoffman, professor of pediatrics at Oregon Health and Science University, was amazed at the number of microbreweries near his Northwest Portland home.

Sunday, July 24, 2016
New pro-life director: 'Preserve what is holy and true'
Father Matt Libra, administrator of St. Rose of Lima Parish in Northeast Portland, has been appointed new director of pro-life activities in the Archdiocese of Portland. He replaces Father Tim Mockaitis, who has held the post for seven years. 

Saturday, July 23, 2016
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Good memory
Heather Renshaw’s excellent article “Understanding the Power of No,” (June 17, page 22) was informative, enlightening, cautionary, and telltale as well.

Saturday, July 23, 2016
Inform us
The Sentinel’s excellent coverage of international and Vatican news is of great interest to me.

Thursday, July 21, 2016
Stand for love
We also stand for love for Muslims. We stand for love for our gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered brothers and sisters. We stand for love for Latinos, Native Americans and all people of color. We stand for love for the incarcerated. We stand for love. Pure and simple.

Tuesday, July 19, 2016
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Churches must promote good health habits, humor, author says
Good health care is not defined solely by the medical assistance we receive during times of illness or after an accident, Cal Samra insists in "The Physically Fit Messiah." Life patterns that foster good health ought to become personal goals of ours long before a virus attacks or a bone is broken.

Saturday, July 23, 2016
Star Trek Beyond

NEW YORK (CNS) — Fifty years after its debut on television, "Star Trek" bursts onto the big screen again in its 13th feature-film outing.

While the bad luck dreaded by triskaidekaphobes fails to curse the aesthetics of this latest production, there is an unwelcome — though fleeting — development in the moral realm.

Friday, July 22, 2016
Lights Out
NEW YORK (CNS) — Viewers may find themselves giggling at "Lights Out" (Warner Bros). But it won't be because this feeble horror film has scared them silly.

Thursday, July 21, 2016
Living Faith | Archbishop Sample's Column | Columns
The supreme law of the Church
Many people have reduced being a good and faithful Catholic to being nice, tolerant and doing good works. They think if we do service projects for the poor and needy, and don’t make any judgments about human behavior and sin, then we are fulfilling the Gospel mandate.

Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Welcome one another
Faith communities are rediscovering the theology of hospitality and it is highly related to all of our ministries. We no longer lukewarmly welcome visitors, but enthusiastically expect them. Instead of simply trying to fit them in, we need to plan for the stranger.

Wednesday, July 13, 2016
The Holy Spirit and the early church
The textual evidence for the Trinitarian baptismal formula in Matthew is almost universal in the earliest papyr.

Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Parish/School Life
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Teamwork for a powerful event
BEAVERTON —  St. Pius X Parish in June hosted a week-long vacation Bible school for the entire Beaverton vicariate: St. Pius X, St. Cecilia, Holy Trinity, St. Juan Diego and St. John Fisher.

Wednesday, July 13, 2016
Roy's class of 2016 stayed active
ROY — St. Francis of Assisi School here graduated 13 eighth graders in their class of 2016.
The students had a busy year of academics, sports and fundraising. They participated in the National Geographic Bee in January, the Valley Catholic Speech Tournament in February, the St. Francis of Assisi Science Fair in March and the regional spelling bee in April. Charlie Harris won the school’s geography bee and participated in the regional competition in April. He placed 10th in his division.

Tuesday, July 12, 2016
New pastor for Our Lady of Lavang
Domus Dei Father Bartholomew Dat Pham, pastor of Our Lady of Lavang Parish since 2010 and administrator before that, will be leaving this summer. He will be replaced Aug. 15 by Domus Dei Father Ansgar Pham.

Monday, July 11, 2016
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