Newly appointed Archbishop declares the State of Oregon “unchurched”.

The next Catholic archbishop of Portland comes with aTwitter account, aFacebook page and the relatively youthful perspective of a person born in 1960. At 52,  the youngest prelate to be named an archbishop in the United States, the Most Rev. Alexander K. Sample  says he’s ready for the challenge of an unchurched state.

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Editor’s note: There’s quite a few allegedly “churched” states needing attention these days, as well. New York, California, and Illinois, for starters!

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  1. How many of those “unchurched” Oregonians can be found, at least occasionally, in the pews of Sample’s own diocesan parishes? I’d recommend that he–and any other American prelate–begin his search there.


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