The Common Good

Lilly Fowler

Lilly Fowler writes for Religion News Service.

Blog Posts by Lilly Fowler

Posted by Lilly Fowler 2 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...
Posted by Lilly Fowler 36 weeks 2 days ago
Support for a Roman Catholic high school teacher fired for marrying his same-sex partner continued to grow Monday as the number of people signing an online petition topped 58,000 people.Ken Bencomo...
Posted by Lilly Fowler 42 weeks 2 days ago
A California judge ruled Monday that the teaching of yoga in public schools does not establish a government interest in religion.The decision came after parents sued the Encinitas Union School...
Posted by Lilly Fowler 43 weeks 2 days ago
In an elementary school classroom with an American flag draped over one wall, a couple dozen students rose to standing positions. Then they shifted into poses called “volcano part one,” “silent...
Posted by Lilly Fowler 1 year 6 weeks ago
When United Methodist Bishop Minerva G. Carcaño talks about tussling with political bigwigs on the topic of immigration reform, she is poised, yet forceful.“Immigrants can stay as long as they don’t...