The Common Good

Renee K. Gadoua

Blog Posts by Renee K. Gadoua

Posted by Renee K. Gadoua 6 days 17 hours ago
If the influential Catholic writer Thomas Merton were alive today, he would likely have strong words about police brutality and racial profiling.Back in 1963, Merton called the civil rights movement...
Posted by Renee K. Gadoua 36 weeks 6 days 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 48 weeks 10 hours 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 1 year 14 weeks 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 30 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...