(RNS) The church has no more power over a priest than any corporation has over an employee. A priest or bishop can refuse to accept punishment and simply walk...
Tag - child sexual abuse
(RNS) — The creation of an advisory panel marks an early concrete step as the denomination aims to root out sexual abuse and coverups.
(AP) — Virginia authorities say an educator at an evangelical Christian university led by Jerry Falwell Jr. has been accused of trying to have sexual relations...
(RNS) — We know for a fact that noncelibate men, including married men, also abuse children.
(RNS) — The Republican Party has not learned from the mistakes of the Catholic bishops in dealing with sexual abuse. They are operating out of the same...
(RNS) — Unless church leaders are able to tailor the policies to their particular institutions and disseminate them widely among members, a generic sex abuse...
An abuse survivor shares some practical wisdom about how she's protecting her children.
What can millennials teach us about confronting and ending abuse?
Does rebuking those who have been abused have anything to do with the love of Jesus?
Making churches safer begins by understanding that deception is a sex offender's best friend.
Does it matter whether an investigation of past abuse is internal or independent? You betcha!
The dark strategies of some leaders when confronted with the mishandling of abuse disclosures.
A hopeful post about churches that are making good decisions about protecting children and responding to abuse.
Protecting reputations and incomes can be a dishonest and hurtful "business".
What fuels the silence that extinguishes the hopes and dreams of abuse survivors?