EXCLUSIVE: Leaked transcript shows NY church’s attempt to block Child Victims Act – ABC News

In a meeting with church leaders, Cardinal Timothy Dolan’s settlement program administrator outlined the politics of reconciliation. — Read on abcnews.go.com/amp/US/exclusive-leaked-transcript-shows-ny-churchs-attempt-block/story

Thread by @XianJaneway: I sent a long, sad note to my counselor that was basically, “WHY ARE FUNDIES LIKE THIS??” My counselor: (paraphrase) “Because most of them m…

Thread by @XianJaneway: I sent a long, sad note to my counselor that was basically, "WHY ARE FUNDIES LIKE THIS??" My counselor: (paraphrase) ost of them made bad choices based on a few check-box items on a list that was developed by sexual predators masq… — Read on threadreaderapp.com/thread/1250058679233261569.html

What is Clericalism?

IVEREIGH: #Clericalism is the use of the priesthood - it's the use of that faculty or that power for prestige, for self-enrichment, to use power over people.POGGIOLI: Corruption fostered by clericalism, ... is at the very root of #ClericalSexAbuse... https://t.co/6IRQ2d4YI8— Lamb’s Harbinger (@OtterFella) (@LambsHarbinger) March 17, 2020

Woman sues former SBC leader Paige Patterson, accusing him of threatening her for reporting rape – HoustonChronicle.com

Paige Patterson, the former Southern Baptist Convention president who was recently removed as a seminary head for his handling of sex abuse claims, is being sued by a woman who says he threatened, intimidated and humiliated her after she reported multiple rapes to him. The woman, a former student of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary who …

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U.S.’s Biggest Christian Charity Reportedly Channeled $56.1 Million to Purported Hate Groups

“This is like a shell-game funnel of corporate money,” one expert told Newsweek, speaking of the way big donors can support unpopular causes. — Read on http://www.newsweek.com/biggest-christian-charity-funding-hate-groups-1370055

Between Trump and Putin: The Right-Wing International, a Crisis of Democracy, and the Future of the European Union | Political Research Associates

Between Trump and Putin: The Right-Wing International, a Crisis of Democracy, and the Future of the European Union | Political Research Associates — Read on http://www.politicalresearch.org/2017/05/11/between-trump-and-putin-the-right-wing-international-a-crisis-of-democracy-and-the-future-of-the-european-union/

Russian Social Conservatism, the U.S.-based WCF, & the Global Culture Wars in Historical Context | Political Research Associates

Russian Social Conservatism, the U.S.-based WCF, & the Global Culture Wars in Historical Context | Political Research Associates — Read on http://www.politicalresearch.org/2016/02/16/russian-social-conservatism-the-u-s-based-wcf-the-global-culture-wars-in-historical-context/

Former independent fundamental Baptists share their stories (2) | Fort Worth Star-Telegram

They were terrorized, trapped and even sexually abused. Now, these former members of independent fundamental Baptist churches share how their experiences will affect the rest of their lives. — Read on http://www.star-telegram.com/living/religion/article222807340.html READ THE ENTIRE 4 PART SERIES and BACKSTORY HERE