RNS Morning Report: Baptist Sexual Abuse Policies; Oklahoma Christian University; Rep. Omar Remarks

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Need to know: Thursday, March 7, 2019

Prevention and Reaction

Baptists who split from Southern Baptist Convention have own sex abuse policies

As the Southern Baptists grapple with how to address sex abuse allegations, three other Baptist networks that split from them have already taken steps to educate and assist their congregations should they face similar situations. More from Religion News Service

Confronting The Past

Racial concerns prompt Christian university in Oklahoma to rename auditorium  

A Christian university renamed an auditorium on campus due to concerns that the venue's namesake — a famed preacher — had made racist remarks in the past. More from Religion News Service

Internal Rift

Omar’s Israel remarks expose Democrats’ simmering divisions

Provocative comments from Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota have thrust the Democrats into an uncomfortable debate over Israel policy. More from Religion News Service

Seasonal Observances

Pope opens Lent with call to avoid ‘clutches of consumerism’

Pope Francis has urged Roman Catholic faithful to free themselves from the 'clutches of consumerism and the snares of selfishness' as he marked the start of Lent. More from Religion News Service

Opinion

Why I sacrificed my chaplain’s job and my reputation to marry a same-sex couple

Even as a 48-year-old, heterosexual, married, white, privileged and resourced evangelical, I've found that 'coming out' in full support of the LGBTQ+ community has been a brutal experience, writes Judy Peterson. More from Religion News Service

“Major Victory for Child Protection”

French cardinal found guilty of covering up sexual abuse

A French archbishop has been found guilty of covering up child sexual abuse by a priest in his diocese in yet another crushing blow to the Catholic church’s credibility on the most damaging issue it has faced in recent history. More from The Guardian

 

 

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