The Common Good

Lilly Fowler

Lilly Fowler writes for Religion News Service.

Blog Posts by Lilly Fowler

Posted by Lilly Fowler 3 days 17 hours ago
FERGUSON, Mo. — Ever since Michael Brown, a young, unarmed African-American, was shot by a police officer on Aug. 9, various crews have played a part in achieving the tentative peace that has taken...
Posted by Lilly Fowler 1 week 3 days ago
Civil rights leader the Rev. Al Sharpton told a packed church on August 17 that the Michael Brown case would mark a defining moment in civil rights history and fundamentally change the way police...
Posted by Lilly Fowler 1 week 6 days ago
On the fourth morning after Michael Brown’s death, residents from different parts of the region came together to pick up the pieces.Some were young, some old. The majority arrived as part of the...
Posted by Lilly Fowler 11 weeks 2 days ago
Archbishop Robert J. Carlson claimed to be uncertain that he knew sexual abuse of a child by a priest constituted a crime when he was auxiliary bishop in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis,...
Posted by Lilly Fowler 20 weeks 2 days ago
On the second Sunday of Lent, John Hendrix sits in one of the pews near the back of Grace and Peace Fellowship, a Presbyterian church with stained glass in green and orange, and a giant, organ pipe...