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Southern Baptists say denomination faces DOJ investigation

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The Southern Baptist Convention says several of its entities are being investigated by the Justice Department. A report found the church had mishandled sex abuse claims and mistreated victims. An internal report commissioned by the Convention found that complaints of sex abuse by pastors and staff were either ignored or covered up by top clergy.
2 months ago·Nashville, United States

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Southern Baptist abuse claims under DoJ investigation

A report this year accused the largest US Protestant denomination of covering up abuse.

2 months ago·United Kingdom
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ReutersReuters

Southern Baptists say they face U.S. federal probe after sex abuse claims

The Southern Baptist Convention, the largest U.S. Protestant denomination, said on Friday that several of its entities were being investigated by the Justice Department, after a report found the church had mishandled sex abuse claims and mistreated victims.

2 months ago·United Kingdom
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The GuardianThe Guardian

US investigating Southern Baptist Convention over clergy sexual abuse

Denomination’s executive committee says it has been subpoenaed after consultant’s report shined light on crisis

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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The IndependentThe Independent

DoJ probes Southern Baptist Convention’s handling of sexual assault

SBC came under fire after a damning review in May found that several of its leaders silenced sexual assault victims

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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USA TodayUSA Today

Southern Baptist church says it is under investigation by Justice Department following sex abuse report

Federal investigators are\u00a0looking at the denomination and several of its affiliated agencies, the Southern Baptist Convention\u00a0confirmed Friday.

2 months ago·United States
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Southern Baptist Convention says it's under DOJ investigation

Southern Baptist Convention says it's under investigation by the Department of Justice.

2 months ago·United States
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