Annual pro-life, social justice events will bring Catholics to Olympia
Catholic Northwest Progress archives join the digital age
Parishes join interfaith partnership to shelter Vancouver’s homeless each winter
Focus on religious liberty, poverty expected during 2019 legislative session
The border crisis up close: Local volunteers help at migrant respite center in Texas
Archbishop Sartain reflects on U.S. bishops' retreat

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Catholic Northwest Progress archives join the digital age

OLYMPIA – Catholics wanting to research their families and parishes — or just get a glimpse of life in the early 20th century — can now peruse digital versions of the defunct Catholic Northwest Progress newspaper.


Spinoza, secularism and the challenge of evangelization

During this Christmas holiday, I’ve been reading Anthony Gottlieb’s breezy and enjoyable history of modern philosophy, entitled The Dream of Enlightenment. Throughout his treatment of such figures as Descartes, Hobbes, Locke and Voltaire, Gottlieb reveals his own rather strong bias in favor of the rationalism and anti-supernaturalism advocated by these avatars of modern thought. Toward...

Bishop Robert Barron


A sweet and sour dish inspired by Our Lady of Lourdes

Merry Christmas and happy new year! About this time in the Christmas season I am reminded of the crèche my brother used to set up in his yard. Among streets lined with bins heaped with discarded trees and remnants of gift wrap, the Magi would continue their journey across the yard with precious gifts in hand, each day bringing them...