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By Catholic League Bill Donohue comments on the way terrorists are discussed in public life: It took three stories in the New York Times on Muslim killer Omar Mateen before he was identified as a Muslim. When Robert Dear killed three persons in a Planned Parenthood clinic last year, the first word in the New […]

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US Senator Ron Wyden Press Release Following a push from U.S. Senators Ron Wyden, D-Ore., and Patty Murray, D-Wash., the Department of Education  published on its website the names and applications of schools seeking religious exemptions under Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 (Title IX). In January, the Depar

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Oregon Governor’s Transgender Student “Guidance” Challenged By National Group Of Pediatricians By Parents Rights In Education On May 16, 2016 Oregon Governor Kate Brown received a 6-page letter from Dr. Michelle A. Cretella, President of the American College of Pediatricians (ACP), a national organization of over twen

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The Coexist bumper sticker and t-shirt craze has reached new heights, but is quite far from its founder who had been left with a stolen idea and a much marred re-make of his own work. Apparently peace and harmony does not apply to marketing something about peace and harmony. Watch the Vox video news clip […]

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How God used Muhammad Ali By M. Martin, Oregon The life of Muhammad Ali had an impact on many faiths beyond his own. Consider how former opponent, George Foreman, spoke on how Ali helped his life transformation and his Christian ministry. Fox News interview: News anchor: You went through a major transformation and a persona

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By Tom Krattenmaker Award-winning Portland-based writer Tom’s article also featured on Yale University Reflections Ten years out from the barrage of best-selling “new atheist” manifestos, something different is happening in the gathering wave of those who check “none” when asked for their religious affiliation. Am

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By Judson Press, What does a comic book superhero have in common with the gospel of Jesus Christ? Readers will learn this and more in the new Judson Press title “Holy Heroes: The Gospel According to DC & Marvel” by pastor and author Scott Bayles. Likening the legends of superheroes to modern-day parables, Ho

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By Christian News Northwest Subscribe To better confront expected legal challenges, an additional two years is now needed to get an initiative on the Oregon ballot to end state funding of abortion, according to initiative sponsors. Although Corvallis-based Oregon Life United had initially sought a statewide vote this Novemb

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By Tom Krattenmaker Award-winning Portland-based writer Recent book: The Evangelicals you Don’t Know Tom’s article also featured on USA Today Winter is probably the last thing on most of our minds; we’ve just escaped its clutches and can finally enjoy the warmth of spring. But while it’s still many months until the

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By Bullard Law, Portland law firm By Michael G. McClory It is Friday afternoon at the end of the month.  Many of you are thinking about scooting out as early as possible.  The Bullard Edge has a two-question current events quiz for you. This week’s topic: religious discrimination.  Good luck. Question #1: In 2008 JetSt

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By Multnomah University, Many see faith and science like oil and water — they’re impossible to integrate. But New Wine, New Wineskins thinks differently. On April 16 and 23, the institute hosted a conference aimed at dispelling the segregation of these communities through thoughtful dialogue. The conference, Church and

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By Family Research Council Family Research Council and several allied organizations filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in the case of Trinity Lutheran Church v. Pauley, which will decide whether a church can be excluded as a government program recipient just because it is a church. Trinity Lutheran Church ope

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National Day of Prayer Thursday May 5, 2014 Below are 23 Oregon events to honor the National Day of Prayer. ALBANY National Day of Prayer Celebration May 05, 2016 at 11:45am – 1pm Linn County Court House Steps 300 4th Ave SW Albany, OR 97321 CONTACT Judith Page · ardleandiane@comcast.net ————&

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KOIN-6 TV reports that Portland parents are angry over several homeless camps near their schools.

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By National Association of Evangelicals, Research released from the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE) this week shows that the majority of evangelical pastors in the United States serve in small churches with significant personal financial challenges. Pastors also report that they are not familiar with resources to

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By Tom Krattenmaker Award-winning Portland-based writer Recent book: The Evangelicals you Don’t Know Tom’s article also featured on USA Today We need a more honest conversation about discrimination and religious freedom, wherever our sympathies lie. Only when we get clear about our intentions and their ramifications—a

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Another NW church vandalized,trashed By Oregon Faith Report News Note, This last weekend a Seattle church,the Curry Temple Christian Methodist Episcopal, was hit hard by vandals. Several racial attacks were spray painted on the walls. This came on the 66th anniversary of the Church in the community. Another NW church was hi

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NW Baptist Convention, The highest court in Washington state has agreed to hear the appeal of florist Barronelle Stutzman found guilty of violating state laws and the constitutional rights of a gay couple when she refused to arrange flowers for their wedding, citing religious beliefs. The Washington Supreme Court will hear

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From Corban College, Salem A small group of Corban students have launched a project to provide for the material needs of women “rescued” after the Papuan government shut down a brothel in the village of Jayapura. The women and their 47 children were left homeless and destitute. Corban Papuan student Miké Toam and four

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Singer Katy Perry is trying to buy a former convent in California. The nuns are on her side but the local archbishop is not. Below is the Fox News clip. Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com

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Revival Matters Press Release The National Week of Repentance, a grassroots movement born out of a Pennsylvania pastor and radio host’s burden for our nation, calls Judeo-Christian individuals, families and houses of worship to humble themselves in prayer, genuine confession, apologies, forgiveness and true repentance

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Bill passes dropping “So help me God” requirement from courtroom oaths as a way of helping the faith community. Oregon Faith News Note, Senate president, Peter Courtney-D (Dist. 11) sponsored a bill allowing lawmakers to administer non-religious “affirmations”—as contrasted to sworn oaths—which exclude t

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By University of Portland University of Portland presents Women of the Bible concert in Chapel of Christ the Teacher, April 2 The University of Portland will present the concert, Women of the Bible, on Saturday, April 2, at 7 p.m., in the Chapel of Christ the Teacher on the University campus, 5000 N. Willamette Blvd. [̷

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By Catholic League for Religious & Civil Rights Bill Donohue comments on why “The Real O’Neals” is faltering: ABC is in a jam and they know it. Even they must admit that last night’s episode of “The Real O’Neals” was just plain stupid. The ratings show it: once again, it trailed the competition on CBS [

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A Washington monk is assaulted during his visit to Hood River By Faith News Note, Kozen Sampson, A Washington Buddhist monk, Kozen Sampson, was attacked during a trip to Hood River. Kozen said he was attacked unexpectedly. He said, “I pulled over, someone ran up and yelled. I turned around, they kicked the door, hit [

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Faith part of GOP & Dem brother bond By M. Martin, The Oregonian has featured a wonderful story about Oregon Democrat State Representative, David Clem, falling into an unlikely abiding friendship with Republican State Representative, Vic Gilliam. Once political opponents who tussled over issues now find a rare friendshi

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By George Fox University George Fox University will continue its tradition of sending students to serve diverse populations during the school’s weeklong spring break March 18-27. About 50 students are joining employee leaders for the university’s annual Spring Serve in five locations. This year, volunteers will travel t

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Institute for Religion and Democracy U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has determined that Islamic State (ISIS) action against Yazidis, Christians and other minority groups in Iraq and Syria constitutes genocide. The announcement comes on the day of a Congressional-imposed deadline, specified in December’s Omnibus spendi

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By Christian News Northwest Subscribe Visitors here might soon be forgetting about looking for sand dollars, driftwood or seaweed during their beach outings. They’ll be too distracted by the dinosaurs. That’s the hope of Steve Hudgik, pastor of Cannon Beach Bible Church, who in 2018 hopes to open the Dinosaur Tracker Fi

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By University of Portland Florida death row chaplain Dale Recinella: “The Biblical Truth About America’s Death Penalty,” March 14 University of Portland’s Garaventa Center for Catholic Intellectual Life and American Culture will present “The Biblical Truth About America’s Death Penalty,” a lecture by Dale Reci

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