In a move that would signal a seismic shift for the Catholic church, Pope Francis said he’s open to blessing same-sex unions and to studying the possibility of ordaining women to the priesthood.Read More »
Celebrating Indigenous Peoples’ Day began as a movement in 1992 to honor the more than 1,000 Indigenous cultures within the United States.Read More »
On Wednesday, Oct. 4, at 6 p.m., Gonzaga University’s Center for Climate, Society and the Environment will host a Spokane Candidates Climate Change Forum for the fifth consecutive year. The nonpartisan event welcomes candidates for mayor, city council president and three competitive city council races to take questions on a range of issues from Gonzaga students.Read More »
Last week, Jacob Johns, a local Hopi and Akimel O’odham activist and artist, was shot during a rally celebrating the postponement of resurrecting a conquistador statue in New Mexico and is in the ICU.Read More »
Washington is getting a sustained taste of the national culture wars. The pandemic era’s protests against school closures and vaccinations have given way to a push by some on the right against curricula and policies concerning LGBTQ+ individuals and people of color.Read More »
Are Weather Events Natural Calamities, Environmental Disasters, Trials, Torments or the Wrath of God?
I have always believed that weather is unpredictable. We can make our forecasts, but we never know for sure.Read More »