Thursday, November 15, 2007

Sexual abuse: it's not just for Catholics anymore!

Sara at Orcinus has a troubling post up. In addition to the Roman Catholic Church molestation scandals that disturbed America, there seems to be an unsettlingly similar pattern of molestation among Southern Baptist churches.
Since last January, Survivors Network of Those Abused by Priests (SNAP) -- the same group that finally brought the Catholic Church's ingrained patterns of protecting pedophiles to light -- has filed legal charges against over 50 Southern Baptist ministers (they're bringing in over one a week now), and gotten convictions against 26 of them to date.

Unfortunately, as she points out, this story isn't getting the same level of coverage as the Catholic church scandals did.

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