The Common Good

Renee K. Gadoua

Blog Posts by Renee K. Gadoua

Posted by Renee K. Gadoua 11 weeks 1 day ago
In November, Sister Maureen Fiedler hand-delivered a letter to Pope Francis’ ambassador in Washington, D.C., urging the pontiff to renounce a series of 15th-century church documents that justify the...
Posted by Renee K. Gadoua 22 weeks 2 days ago
In a surprising reversal, a Pennsylvania pastor who was defrocked last year for violating United Methodist law after he officiated at his son’s same-sex wedding has been reinstated.The Rev. Frank...
Posted by Renee K. Gadoua 41 weeks 2 days ago
The trial of a retired United Methodist pastor and former Yale Divinity School dean accused of breaking church law by performing a gay wedding has been delayed indefinitely.Bishop Clifton Ives, a...
Posted by Renee K. Gadoua 1 year 5 weeks ago
The United Methodist Church’s highest court gathers for its semiannual meeting in Baltimore on Wednesday, as the denomination confronts a growing movement of defiant clergy members opposed to church...
Posted by Renee K. Gadoua 1 year 16 weeks ago
As a young Iroquois boy living on the Onondaga Nation, Hickory Edwards paddled, swam, fished and caught crabs in the creek close to his parents’ house.To celebrate his love of the water, Edwards is...