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Santorum is not the best Christianity has to offer

Last week, I attended Rick Santorum's rally in Spokane Valley as one of a few protestors, a mixed group of Occupy Spokane and local clergy standing up for liberal, pro-humanity values. This article is partially a critique of Santorum, but I'd like to use his values as a springboard to …

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After 8-year journey, Benedictine sister takes official vows

Tracy Simmons SpokaneFAVS.com COTTONWOOD, IDAHO — On Saturday Sr. Kim Marie Jordan will make her Perpetual Monastic Profession at the Monastery of St. Gertrude. The ceremony celebrates an eight-and-a-half year journey into monastic life that has included triumphs such as contributing to the monastery’s capital campaign and returning to college …

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BRIEF: Church to host Planned Parenthood leader

Karl Eastlund, president of the Great Washington and North Idaho Planned Parenthood, will speak Wednesday at Bethany Presbyterian Church about justice issues surrounding women's reproductive health. The discussion, which begins at 6:45 p.m., is part of the church's monthly speaker series. The public is invited to attend and participate in …

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Rick Santorum’s secret army: home-schoolers

Strapped for cash and paid staff, Rick Santorum has enlisted a ragtag but politically potent army to keep his campaign afloat: home-schoolers. Heading into Super Tuesday (March 6), Santorum is urging home-schoolers to organize rallies, to post favorable features on social media and to ring doorbells on his behalf. “Santorum …

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Romney knows realities of poverty

The TV in my bathroom, there so I can be entertained during the boring tasks of hair drying and makeup application, is often set to CNN, where I currently watch the soap opera-like Days of Our Republican Presidential Candidate Hopefuls.This has led me to an observation about Mormon bishops, which …

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