Southern Baptist president says database of abusers possible

1000 (2)Source: Associated Press

By TRAVIS LOLLER

ASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — More than a decade after the Southern Baptist Convention rejected the idea of creating a database of ministers credibly accused of sexual abuse, leaders said on Monday night the possibility is on the table.

The denomination already was looking at how it could better respond to abuse when two Texas newspapers published an investigation last week that detailed hundreds of cases of abuse in its churches.

Those revelations added a sense of urgency to a meeting of the SBC’s executive committee on Monday night, where President J.D. Greear reported on the progress of a sexual assault advisory committee.

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Categories: America, Sexual Abuse, USA

2 replies

  1. Does anyone have a comparison between abuses by the Catholic Church, who is practicing celibacy, and the Baptist or other churches, who are not?

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