Southern Baptists to release secret list of pastors accused of sexual abuse

By , Daily Memphian Updated: May 24, 2022 6:35 PM CT | Published: May 24, 2022 5:05 PM CT
<strong>On Tuesday, May 24, top administrative leaders for the Southern Baptist Convention, the largest Protestant denomination in America, said that they will release a secret list of hundreds of pastors and other church-affiliated personnel accused of sexual abuse.</strong> (Holly Meyer/Associated Press)

On Tuesday, May 24, top administrative leaders for the Southern Baptist Convention, the largest Protestant denomination in America, said that they will release a secret list of hundreds of pastors and other church-affiliated personnel accused of sexual abuse. (Holly Meyer/Associated Press)

The report on sexual-abuse coverups among Southern Baptist congregations includes connection to a local megachurch.

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Southern Baptist Convention Bellevue Baptist Church Steve Gaines child sexual abuse Paul Williams James Hook Willie McLaurin Rolland Slade

Ben Wheeler

Ben Wheeler is an investigative reporter for The Daily Memphian. He previously worked at the Yankton Daily Press and Dakotan and Herald-Citizen.


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