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Scene in front of the Mark Hatfield Justice Center in Portland, Oregon on November 4, 2020.

Portland rioters damage Catholic church known for outreach to the poor 

Nov 5, 2020

A Catholic church in downtown Portland, Oregon - known for helping the area’s poor - suffered shattered windows during a... Read more

Bibles for Free truck in Portland, parked near the center of the recent protests. Courtesy of Alan Summerhill.jpg

Portland street evangelist: More Bibles ‘prayed with’ than burned at protests

Aug 14, 2020

By Jonah McKeown

A Portland street evangelist whose Bibles were burned in an Aug. 1 street protest says although he is disappointed that... Read more

Scene in front of the federal courthouse in downtown Portland July 25, 2020.

Analysis: Was a stack of Bibles burned in Portland, or was it fake news?

Aug 12, 2020

By Jonah McKeown

Dozens of news stories from Aug. 1 repeated a claim by a Malaysia-based journalist that “a stack” of Bibles had... Read more

A demonstrator tries to put out a fire that other demonstrators started outside a U.S. courthouse during a protest on July 31, 2020 in Portland, Oregon.

Protestors burn Bible during Portland protests 

Aug 3, 2020

By Jonah McKeown

Protestors in Portland, Oregon burned a Bible in the street during a protest outside a federal courthouse in the early... Read more

Six new churches in five years: Portland's growing Catholic community

Sep 6, 2018

By Perry West

In the Archdiocese of Portland, Oregon, the growth in the Catholic Church has been so great that six new churches... Read more

Human shields outside of St. Peter's Catholic Church, Portland, Oregon.

Portland responds with love after Latino Catholics harassed during Mass

Feb 9, 2017

A week after Hispanic Catholics experienced racial harassment and taunts from a group of men during a Spanish Mass, the... Read more