- Oct 24, 2020
Archbishop Alexander K. Sample of Portland visited Southern Oregon Sept. 19-20 to meet some of the hundreds of people who lost homes earlier in the month to powerful wind-driven fires.
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.
Christina and Vinh Nguyen’s lives are centered on three things: Their two children, their faith and their food cart. Now the couple’s Portland mini-kitchen on wheels — its Vietnamese fare of noodle salads and “banh mi” sandwiches, their sole source of income — is temporarily shuttered because of the coronavirus.
As many U.S. newspapers close or shrink, Oregon’s Catholic journal has held steady for decades and even has tracked a small uptick in readership.