YouGov America's poll earlier this month reveals a decline in America's faith in churches to prevent and handle sexual abuse cases appropriately.
(RNS) — For years, Jules Woodson has advocated for reform in the nation’s largest Protestant denomination, hoping to assist survivors of sexual abuse and hold abusers to account.
Naasón Joaquín García, the leader of La Luz del Mundo, is facing a new lawsuit filed by five women who allege he sexually abused them while other church members groomed them and used the religion ...
A former youth minister at a Bentonville, Arkansas church has been arrested for sexual indecency with a child.
California detectives have arrested a minister and registered sex offender who started his own church on a charge of soliciting committing lewd and lascivious acts with a child under 14 years old.
Five victims have filed lawsuits against a Riverdale, California, church and school alleging sexual abuse over the past 30 years against children as young as age 8.
Watchdog Group Calls For Independent Investigation of Pastor Steve Morgan and “The Network”
Survivors of sexual assault in church settings and their advocates have been calling on churches for years to admit the extent of abuse in their midst and to implement reforms.
Police in the Canadian city of Hamilton have charged the disgraced former pastor of one of the country’s largest churches with sexual assault.
For decades, a handful of leaders in the nation’s largest Protestant denomination treated sexual abuse survivors as enemies of the church, denied responsibility for the actions of local churches, and downplayed the number of sexual ...