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Southern Baptists face push for public list of sex abusers

2 monthes ago   |   By Politico

A blistering report on the Southern Baptist Convention's mishandling of sex abuse allegations is raising the prospect that the denomination, for the first time, will create a publicly accessible database of pastors and other church personnel known to be abusers.
The creation of an “Offender Information System” was one of the key recommendations in a report released Sunday by Guidepost Solutions, an independent firm contracted by the SBC's Executive Committee after delegates to last year's national meeting pressed for an investigation by outsiders.
The proposed database is expected to be...
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Southern Baptist Convention leaders mishandled abuse allegations, report finds

Southern Baptist Convention leaders mishandled abuse allegations, report finds

2 monthes ago   |   By NBC News

A new report details how survivors of abuse by Southern Baptist Convention pastors and staff encountered “resistance, stonewalling, and even outright hostility” by some in SBC leadership. Among the report's recommendations: creating and maintaining an offender information system.
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Gustavo Petro: Ex-rebel fighter sworn in as Colombia's president

Gustavo Petro takes office promising to achieve peace with armed groups and fight inequality and climate change. Read more ...

'Devil Wears Prada' celebrates opening night in Chicago

CHICAGO - Sunday was the official opening night for the new musical “The Devil Wears Prada.” The show is making it's pre-Broadway debut in Chicago. It is based on the hit novel... Read more ...

Customs and Border Protection seizes shipment of fentanyl hidden in pill bottles

Customs and Border Protection seizes shipment of fentanyl hidden in pill bottles

A U.S. Customs and Border Protection spokesman said that a total of 100.4 grams of fentanyl was seized. CBP described the amount as "enough to kill 50,200 people." Read more ...

Armed robbery at popular cookie shop

Armed robbery at popular cookie shop

Rude Boy Cookies nearly held at gunpoint Read more ...

Former Husker Isaiah Roby returns to Lincoln

Former Husker Isaiah Roby returns to Lincoln

The San Antonio Spurs forward held his second annual basketball camp Read more ...

Iowa families impacted by childhood cancer receive free school supplies

Iowa families impacted by childhood cancer receive free school supplies

From finding the perfect backpack to picking out their favorite notebook color and pencil case, more than 200 kids impacted by childhood cancer spent Sunday getting ready for... Read more ...

Newburg neighbor begging city leaders to do something after car plunges...

Newburg neighbor begging city leaders to do something after car plunges through his home

Two crashes on the same intersection, in less than a week, but for the neighborhood, this is not a coincidence. Read more ...

Black Heritage Trail dedicates marker to honor legendary magician Richard Potter

Black Heritage Trail dedicates marker to honor legendary magician Richard Potter

Richard Potter is considered America's first Black magician and possibly first Black celebrity. Read more ...

Tip line started to help locate missing 16-year-old in Truckee

Tip line started to help locate missing 16-year-old in Truckee

The Placer County Sheriff's Office shared a video message from Rodni's mother, Lindsey Rodni-Nieman, who asked for her daughter's safe return home. Read more ...

Creighton Prep heading to American Legion World Series

Creighton Prep heading to American Legion World Series

The Junior Jays will compete against seven teams in North Carolina Read more ...