Listen: Southern Baptist, Walter Ratliff And Catholic Church discussed on WBBM Afternoon News Update
"Abuse crisis tops, the agenda of the southern Baptist convention annual meeting in Birmingham, southern Baptist. Convention is holding a national meeting. That's dominated by discussion of a large scale, sex abuse crisis delegates are expected to adopt new abuse prevention measures and considerate proposal making it easier to expel churches that mishandle abuse cases. Pressure on the church has intensified in recent months. Due in part to news, reports asserting that hundreds of southern Baptist. Clergy and staff have been accused of sexual misconduct over the past twenty years, including dozens who returned to church. Duties, the meeting comes as US Catholic bishops convened to address the sex abuse crisis in the Catholic church. I'm Walter Ratliff."