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Southern Baptists face push for public list of sex abusers

1 month 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

1 month 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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