- Aug 10, 2020
As the national spotlight landed on his city and its ongoing protests, Portland Archbishop Alexander K. Sample July 24 made a plea for citizens to leave violence behind and return to a campaign for racial justice.
An Oregon doctor is now embarking on a new venture that allows him to practice medicine in line with his Catholic faith.
In 1993, 39-year-old nuclear engineer Hal Elkins hit the bottle and fell into a jealous rage and shot his girlfriend, Kathryn Linn, and the man she was with, Marvin Eugene Mayer. Within a decade, other inmates would be calling Elkins “the Bishop of OSP.”
Declaring that racism is real and must be addressed, Portland Archbishop Alexander K. Sample in remarks June 5 and 6 made impassioned pleas for justice, peace and unity.
As chairman of the African American Catholic Community of Oregon, Tony Jones has been asked to share his thoughts about the death of another unarmed black man with many people recently.