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Family members in Tijuana, Mexico, separated by deportation, visit through the U.S.-Mexico border fence.
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Family members in Tijuana, Mexico, separated by deportation, visit through the U.S.-Mexico border fence.
If an American owns a home, a car and has personal assets but has, say, $150,000 to $250,000 in debt, would you say that American is wealthy?
Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Lead us, UP
I would expect the university I love to lead in this and be a role model to others, not hide behind the curtains of other institutions’ failures.
Sunday, January 1, 2017
Stop your fright
Please stop putting frightening words in your editorials.
Sunday, January 1, 2017
Enormous good
In a city as dangerous as Chicago, Father Pfleger is a diamond in the rough. He clearly embodies those characteristics of a pastor that Pope Francis so frequently talks about.
Saturday, December 31, 2016
To the dregs
Brian, we drink this most sacred cup with you, inexplicably fortified in the Spirit of the risen Christ.
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Getting better
Has anyone else found the Sentinel to be a more compelling read of late? For years, I’ve spent 10 minutes leafing through the Sentinel every two weeks. Lately, I find I read more articles in the Sentinel and always look forward to the next issue.
Monday, December 19, 2016
No recriminations

Most of us, outside of party affiliation pull, prayed for a gentle ending to this two-year nasty presidential race, which was shameful with regard to the behavior of the contestants, their advisors and some of their followers.


Sunday, December 18, 2016
Proud of Stan
Any high school kid with a foot that big was bound for greatness in some sport.
Saturday, December 3, 2016
The single issue
I am a single issue voter: pro-life. All life comes from God and all life has a purpose given to it by God. An individual life is not repeatable.
Friday, December 2, 2016
Why feature him?

To see Father Michael Pfleger of Chicago wearing a Black Lives Matter T-shirt came as no surprise — other than why the Sentinel chose to print it.


Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Grand lady
Thank you for a truly fantastic story about our former chancellor, Mary Jo Tully.
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
Not so accepting
Bishop Bartolomé de las Casas through 1550 was fighting for the acceptance of the indigenous as being human. The papacy backed him. Many Spaniards did not.
Monday, November 28, 2016
Position suspect
I have been an Oregon inmate for almost 18 years. The article about former Gov. John Kitzhaber’s involvement with Oregonians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty (Aug. 19, page 12) gave me pause.
Wednesday, November 23, 2016
No libelous labels
It is better to consider the actual policies of the respective parties and candidates.
Tuesday, November 22, 2016
We all benefit
As a non-Catholic editor, I commend you for putting together a very fine newspaper.
Monday, November 21, 2016
On immigration, has US bent to extent it is able?
It would be irresponsible for one nation to take all the immigrants in need at the expense of its citizens.
Thursday, November 10, 2016
Teaching helps me

I find that the more responsibility I take for my children’s education in faith, the more I myself am catechized, the more my own faith deepens.


Wednesday, November 9, 2016
Concrete lesson
Brian Doyle’s “new” Beatitudes are an inspiring, concrete lesson.
Tuesday, November 8, 2016
Best newspaper
I subscribe to three newspapers and, of the three, the Catholic Sentinel is by far the best in many ways.
Sunday, November 6, 2016
Show who we are

The City of Portland and Multnomah County have a serious homeless problem and our church is in a tremendous position to lead in finding a solution to this problem.


Saturday, November 5, 2016
Mentoring abides
Mentoring the faith continues well beyond when our children leave home.
Friday, November 4, 2016


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