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Abuse of Faith

posted on February 11, 2019

Houston Chronicle’s Robert Downen, Lise Olsen, and John Tedesco report on a pattern of sex abuse within the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) over the last several decades. The churches have repeatedly failed to address the abuse: “At least 35 church pastors, employees and volunteers who exhibited predatory behavior were still able to find jobs at churches during the past two decades.” David Pittman, who alleges he was first molested in 1981 by a minister who still works at an SBC church, said, “So many people’s faith is murdered. I mean, their faith is slaughtered by these predators.”

Read at Houston Chronicle