The new University of Portland dormitory will be located on busy North Willamette Boulevard and Portsmouth Avenue. (University of Portland)
University of Portland has announced plans to construct a new residence hall with room for 270 students. The hall will be one of the most publicly visible buildings on campus, facing busy North Willamette Boulevard and Portsmouth Ave. Friday, July 24, 2015
Msgr. Frank Campbell, 89, died last week. Funeral arrangements have yet to be announced. Msgr. Campbell had served as principal of Central Catholic; pastor of St. Mary Magdalene, St. Mary Cathedral, and St. Edward, North Plains; and chaplain to St. Mary of the Valley, Beaverton.
Two Archdiocese of Portland priests traveled to northern Italy this summer to view the famous Shroud of Turin, mark the 200th anniversary of the birth of St. John Bosco, celebrate Mass with Pope Francis and be deeply moved by the worldwide Catholic communion.
A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals July 23 reversed a lower court ruling that had granted some pro-life pharmacists at a Ralph's grocery store pharmacy in Washington state the right on religious grounds to refuse to stock emergency contraception or fill such prescriptions.
OSHKOSH, Wis. — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker July 20 signed a bill into law that would prohibit all Wisconsin abortions at or beyond the 20-week gestation mark, making an exception only for medical emergencies.
DENVER — In a July 23 filing with the U.S. Supreme Court, the Little Sisters of the Poor have asked the court for relief from being forced to comply with the federal contraceptive mandate or face heavy fines.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A broad digital media project to coincide with Pope Francis' visit this fall to the United States aims to recruit and interact with young people, particularly those who do not think of themselves as religious.
ASUNCION, Paraguay — Christians cannot force anyone to believe, but at the same time, no one can force Christians to stop being welcoming, loving and living in solidarity with others, Pope Francis said.
ASUNCION, Paraguay — Arriving in Paraguay July 10, Pope Francis paid tribute to the historic visit to the country made in 1988 by St. John Paul II, a visit many people saw as contributing to the end of one of the world's longest military dictatorships.