20 years, 700 victims: Southern Baptist sexual abuse spreads as leaders resist reforms – Houston Chronicle

As leaders decline to act, the numbers grow. In the past 20 years, about 380 Southern Baptist church leaders and volunteers have faced allegations of sexual misconduct, the newspapers found. They were pastors. Deacons. Ministers. Youth pastors. Sunday school and Christian school teachers. Church program volunteers. They left behind more than 700 victims.

Source: 20 years, 700 victims: Southern Baptist sexual abuse spreads as leaders resist reforms – Houston Chronicle

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