The Christian case for fighting climate change is being tested in Eastern Oregon
A Baker City man is planning a series of events in the region while a professor is collecting data from Pendleton.
‘This joyful time of light’: Oregon’s Orthodox Christians celebrate Theophany
During the celebration, priests will sprinkle congregants with holy water using long branches.
Polygamous ‘prophet’ leader had child brides, documents say
The leader of a small polygamous group on the Arizona-Utah border had taken at least 20 wives, most of them minors, and punished followers who did not treat him as a prophet, new court documents show.
Nike suspends its relationship with Kyrie Irving over his antisemitic post
The company's action came a day after the Nets suspended Irving without pay for at least five games for "publicizing the film containing deeply disturbing antisemitic hate."
Washington high school football coach who led prayers on field will get his job back
Joseph Kennedy will be reinstated to his previous position with the Bremerton High School football team, after the Supreme Court ruled in his favor.
2 bishops reflect on the role of the Episcopal Church
Bishop Michael Curry might be best known for delivering the sermon at the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. He is currently the presiding bishop and primate of The Episcopal Church, and is the first African American to serve as in that role. Diana Akiyama is currently the bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Oregon. She is the first Japanese-American woman to become an Episcopal priest and the first Asian-American woman to become an Episcopal bishop.
Portland police arrest man suspected of trying to set mosque on fire, vandalize synagogues
A suspect sought for crimes committed at three places of worship in Portland has been arrested, police announced Saturday.
Northwest Portland synagogue reports antisemitic vandalism
A small fire was started outside of Congregation Beth Israel and an antisemitic message was spray-painted on the historic sanctuary’s exterior wall.
On Orthodox Easter, a Portland priest’s prayer for his Ukrainian Orthodox congregation
Sunday is Orthodox Easter, the holiest day of the year for Orthodox Christians. It’s also the two-month anniversary of the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
For many, Easter Sunday marks a return to in-person worship
For many Christians, this weekend marks the first time in three years they will gather in person to celebrate Easter Sunday, a welcome chance to share one of the faith’s holiest days side-by-side with fellow parishioners.