Archdiocese of Portland in Oregon

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Archbishop Alexander Sample of Portland in Oregon.

Portland archdiocese asks its schools to follow COVID vaccine mandate, but will consider conscience exemptions

Aug 31, 2021

By Jonah McKeown

The Archdiocese of Portland in Oregon responded Monday to a new state COVID-19 vaccine mandate, noting that Catholic schools in... Read more

Archbishop Alexander Sample during Mass at St. John the Baptist Church in Milwaukie, Oregon, in 2019.

Portland archbishop welcomes ‘Eucharistic Revival,’ emphasizes worthy reception of Communion

Jun 23, 2021

By Jonah McKeown

Archbishop Alexander Sample of Portland, Oregon last week praised a new “Eucharistic Revival” initiative of the U.S.bishops that aims to... Read more

Archbishop Alexander Sample of Portland in Oregon.

Portland archbishop thanks pope for Vatican 'no' to same-sex blessings

Mar 24, 2021

Archbishop Alexander Sample of Portland in Oregon on Tuesday thanked Pope Francis for the Congregation for the Doctrine of the... Read more

Archbishop Alexander Sample of Portland in Oregon prays before the Eucharist in Portland's North Park Blocks, Oct. 17, 2020.

Portland archdiocese holds rosary, Eucharistic procession for peace

Oct 20, 2020

The Archdiocese of Portland in Oregon held a Eucharistic procession through the city on Saturday for the intention of peace... Read more

Portland archdiocese: Coronavirus or no, Communion can be received on the tongue

Mar 4, 2020

The right to receive Holy Communion on the tongue has been affirmed by the Archdiocese of Portland in Oregon, which... Read more

Altar set for the celebration of Mass. Via Shutterstock

Portland parish protests new priest’s policies

Aug 14, 2019

Parishioners of St. Francis of Assisi Parish in the Archdiocese of Portland staged a protest against their pastor during a... Read more

Archbishop Alexander Sample of Portland in Oregon.

Love God? Let your music aim high, Archbishop Sample says

Jan 28, 2019

Sacred music has a special role in the Catholic liturgy, and Archbishop Alexander Sample of Portland in Oregon has written... Read more