sex abuse

Pope Francis has called for strong, specific worldwide measures for the Roman Catholic Church to act “with determination” against clergy sex abuse — the scandal that has rocked the church for more than a decade. It is one of the first actions on a major issue in Francis’ weeks-old papacy, one marked chiefly by attention […]

Family

There has been much made about the misconduct of religious priests and ministers.  It is by introducing a clear and concise ways to deal with your congregation. This will not allow for the lines of familiarity to grow.   They have also introduced a sample code of ethics for congregational leaders as follows: 1. Provide spiritual […]

Georgia church pastor Pastor Craig Lamar Davis is facing accusations of allegedly spreading HIV among his church members, namely female church members. Reports say at least two members have come forward to press charges. Pastor Craig Lamar Davis of Full Gospel Baptist Church in Atlanta was arrested for reckless conduct after investigators discovered he was […]

St. Marys Police officers arrested Clinton Jones Rivers, a deacon at a Kingsland church, October 10 at a home on Thoroughbred Road in St. Marys on two counts of sexual exploitation of children. In July 2012, the St. Marys Police Department received a tip saying two children, ages 4 and 7, were possible victims of […]

Sometimes it may be hard to imagine houses of worship as prime areas for  crime, but in reality, churches may pose more of an opportunity for crime than other facilities in our society. Those who commit criminal acts look for and take advantage of opportunity and aren’t usually concerned if the victim is a member […]

News

The victim woman sued Watchtower, the Fremont, California congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses, and Kendrick in 2011. Her lawsuit contended that Kendrick molested her over a two-year period beginning when she was 9 years old. She is now 26. Read: Benny Hinn Says Wife’s Drug Problems Led To Divorce Victim’s attorney says “the verdict is significant”. […]

Beth Lynnette Allen, the wife of an East Prairie pastor charged with statutory sodomy and possession of child porn is charged with endangering the welfare of a child. Beth Lynnette Allen, 36, is charged with the endangering welfare of a child-1st Degree. Her husband, Kenneth Neal Allen, 36, is charged with three counts of first degree statutory sodomy […]

Authorities in New Jersey have arrested a rabbi from Argentina on child pornography charges. Passaic County sheriff’s detectives arrested 50-year-old Rabbi Gabriel Toledo at a kosher food distribution company in Moonachie on Thursday.The Record newspaper reports Sheriff Richard Berdnik issued a statement saying the rabbi was in possession of more than 1,000 images. Read:What?! Bank […]

Amid the nation’s soul-searching over the alleged child sex abuses committed by Pennsylvania State University Assistant Coach Jerry Sandusky, some have argued that the culture of college football at large state universities is a co-belligerent in the scandal. Destinations for Outdoor Lovers Once again there is not as much noise  was made by the students, […]