Local News

Bus stop art honors legacy of Northwest’s Catholic founders

VANCOUVER – I never thought a transit agency would give the Proto-Cathedral of St. James the Greater a new platform to tell the story of our beloved pioneer priests and the mostly forgotten Diocese of Nesqually.

Voices

Child poverty and the breakdown of the family

In setting out to confront a problem, it’s necessary to understand its causes in order to apply realistic solutions. Child poverty in America provides a painful illustration of what comes of ignoring that truism.

Russell Shaw

Lifestyle

Highly readable history of American Catholics brings key figures to life

"Catholics in America: Religious Identity and Cultural Assimilation from John Carroll to Flannery O'Connor" by Russell Shaw. Ignatius Press (San Francisco, 2016). 141 pp., $15.95.