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He’s a Superstar Pastor. She Worked for Him and Says He Groped Her Repeatedly.

posted on August 6, 2018

The New York Times‘ Laurie Goodstein reports that another woman has come forward to accuse former Willow Creek Pastor Bill Hybels of sexual harassment. Pat Baranowski worked as the popular pastor’s assistant in the 1980s. Goodstein builds upon reporting from The Chicago Tribune and Christianity Today: “Ms. Baranowski is not the first to accuse Mr. Hybels of wrongdoing, though her charges are more serious than what has been reported before.” She writes, “Since leaving the church, Ms. Baranowski said she has struggled to keep a job, lost her condominium, moved from state to state, and had migraines and panic attacks. ‘I carried Bill’s responsibility, for things he should have been responsible for,’ she said.”

Read at The New York Times