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OSWIECIM, Poland — Sitting with head bowed and eyes closed, Pope Francis paid silent tribute to the victims of one of the worst atrocities of the 20th century.

Local | Nation and World | Pope Francis/Vatican
Catholic women's group recalls honorees
Since 1964, 43 women have received the Woman of Achievement Award from the Archdiocesan Council of Catholic Women, a charitable and education group in the Archdiocese of Portland. 

Saturday, July 30, 2016
Huerto de la Familia: Mercy at work in Oregon
Barbara Aldave grew up in the small town of Puyallup, Wash., during World War II. Japanese Americans were being sent to Puyallup to live in an internment camp. This first contact with people in need marked the rest of the future lawyer’s life.

Friday, July 29, 2016
U.S. cardinal expresses worry about Trump rhetoric
WASHINGTON — While most U.S. bishops have not publicly addressed comments from Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump regarding immigration, a popular U.S. cardinal and adviser to the pope said he is worried about such rhetoric.

Thursday, July 28, 2016
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Uneven paths
I’ve been tripping a lot lately. Sometimes I fall flat onto the sidewalk. It’s embarrassing and I wonder if anyone is watching when, in fact, no one probably is. When I get up I rub my hands together so the little pebbles embedded in my palms brush off.

Friday, July 29, 2016
Stand up for the little guy
There’s a certain political party, dominant in Oregon politics, which poses a large problem for Catholics. 

Thursday, July 28, 2016
'Love is needed': Local views on recent U.S. violence
Oregon Catholics, including priests who gave homilies last weekend, faced hard news: shootings of unarmed black men by police in Minnesota and Louisiana and an African American sniper who responded by killing five Dallas policemen. Like the rest of the nation, local Catholics sought meaning and wondered where the nation should go next.

Wednesday, July 27, 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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