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Renee K. Gadoua

Blog Posts by Renee K. Gadoua

Posted by Renee K. Gadoua 9 weeks 5 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 25 weeks 4 days 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 37 weeks 3 days 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...
Posted by Renee K. Gadoua 1 year 26 weeks ago
SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Sister Kateri Mitchell was born and raised on the St. Regis Mohawk Reservation along the St. Lawrence River. She grew up hearing stories about Kateri Tekakwitha, the 17th-century...
Posted by Renee K. Gadoua 1 year 37 weeks ago
MOHAWK VALLEY, New York — Twelve-year-old Jake Finkbonner leaned over and ran his hand through a pool of water from a natural spring at the National Shrine of Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha, in Fonda, N.Y...