Double earthquakes, magnitude 6.0 and 5.9, hit Klamath Falls on Monday, Sept. 20, 1993, when Steve Eberlein was a high school sophomore in the southern Oregon city. “That was a wake-up experience,” he says. “My geography teacher had said the day before that we didn’t have earthquakes in Oregon.”
Catholics and other Christians not only must apologize to the gay community, they must ask forgiveness of God for ways they have discriminated against homosexual persons or fostered hostility toward them, Pope Francis said.
When Philomena Durcan, 81, was a girl in County Sligo, in Ireland’s west country, her mother crocheted and made lace for sixpence a yard.
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.
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.
EUGENE — Lauren Burke, Marist Catholic High School junior shortstop, has been awarded the 2015-16 Gatorade Oregon Softball Payer of the Year for athletic and academic achievement and exemplary character.
MILWAUKIE — Emily McCoy, a La Salle Prep junior, has been named to participate in the U.S. Naval Sea Cadet Corps International Exchange Program. One of only nine cadets selected, she will be heading to Vancouver, British Columbia, to work alongside cadets from around the world. Cadets will be trained in small boat operations, sailing, firearms, shipboard and military drills. They will also travel around British Columbia for social and cultural activities.
Jesuit High School's spring auction celebrated the school's 60th anniversary and honored John Gladstone, who will retire June 30 after 11 years as president of Jesuit. The black tie evening also set a record, raising $2.7 million.