Phillip E. Johnson was doing what a University of California, Berkeley law professor was supposed to do during a mid-career sabbatical.
U.S. cardinals needed someone who was willing, in the spring of 2002, to face waves of microphones and cameras and answer questions about a clergy sexual abuse crisis that kept growing more and more intense.
When preparing the 2016 Democratic Party platform, the drafting committee promised: “We will do everything we can to protect religious minorities and the fundamental right of freedom to worship and believe.”
“Faith and Politics in Oregon and Beyond” a free conversation with Russ Pierson will begin at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, at the downtown Klamath County Library. This program is hosted by the Klamath County Library and sponsored by Oregon Humanities.
For decades, Southern Baptist leaders rolled their eyes whenever there were headlines about clergy sexual abuse cases.
A gathering of Messianic Jews and those seeking to learn more about the faith now have a place to call home in a former Baptist church in downtown Klamath Falls.
The singing group Cantorum, directed by Matthew Hoffman and accompanied by Suzanne Stewart, will perform An Eclectic Mass at Sacred Heart Catholic Church at 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 6, according to a news release. The concert is free and open to the public.
KENO — Keno Christian Church will host visiting missionaries from the Northwest School of Missions from Thursday through Sunday at 15210 Riveredge Road at the corner of Puckett and Riveredge, according to a news release.
When describing the life and work of St. Francis of Assisi, his admirers — environmentalists as well as theologians — usually quote his “Canticle of Brother Sun and Sister Moon.”