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For more than two decades, Mark Rivera was a beloved volunteer church leader in the Anglican Church of North America who was deeply trusted by the churches he served in the Chicago suburbs. But alleged survivors say Rivera […]

NEWS STORY
RNS-ACNA-Survivors: Alleged victims say ACNA church leaders failed to acknowledge their abuse allegations
(RNS) — For more than two decades, Mark Rivera was a beloved volunteer church leader in the Anglican Church of North America who was deeply trusted by the churches he served in the Chicago suburbs. But alleged survivors say Rivera groomed and abused women and children for years, and church leaders failed to acknowledge their stories. By Kathryn Post. 2100 words. (category: a)

COMMENTARY
RNS-Reiser-Goldstein-Bassin-Oped: Why Reform Jewish leaders support H.R. 40, the Federal Reparations Bill
(RNS) — If we wish to redeem the soul of America, our efforts at earnest truth telling must result in equally serious attempts to provide redress for past and ongoing harms. This is why we, as leaders in the Reform Jewish Movement, are calling for Congress to pass H.R. 40, the Commission to Study and Develop Reparation Proposals for African Americans Act. By Deitra Reiser, Hannah Goldstein and Sarah Bassin. 825 words. (category: k)