Will Gwyn plays football with some of his boys. Gwyn, a member of Holy Family Parish in Southeast Portland, says being a father is the closest participation he has in the life of God.
As Father’s Day approaches, we focused on a neighborhood and spoke with three Southeast Portland Catholic dads. They explained what fatherhood has meant to them, how they have become better because of their wives and children, and how fatherhood was part of a conversion experience. Friday, June 17, 2016
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.”
OXFORD, England — European Catholic leaders expressed concern that the decision by United Kingdom voters to leave the European Union threatened unity across the continent, but they also cautioned the EU bloc to rethink its values and priorities.
WASHINGTON — As adults try to process the June 12 massacre at a nightclub in Orlando, Florida, they should be aware that children, even if not overly exposed to the news, might have a lot of questions or fears about what happened.
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.
YEREVAN, Armenia — Applying the common faith they professed publicly earlier in the day, Pope Francis and Armenian Apostolic Catholicos Karekin II urged common action on behalf of persecuted Christians, welcome for refugees and defense of the family.