Wednesday, 12 February 2014 09:59

SNAP asks Baptists not to appeal abuse verdict

The Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests is asking the Florida Baptist Convention to reconsider its decision to appeal a recent and unprecedented multi-million dollar verdict in a child molestation case.

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The head of a network for survivors of clergy sex abuse says the local-church autonomy defense used by the Southern Baptist Convention in lawsuits involving Baptist churches may be unraveling.

Published in Organizations
Wednesday, 22 January 2014 13:37

Lawyer: Abuse verdict possible game-changer

Miami attorney Ronald Weil says the Southern Baptist Convention’s local-church autonomy defense in sex abuse lawsuits against churches is more legal strategy than fact.

Published in Social Issues
Tuesday, 21 January 2014 14:23

Florida Baptists to appeal abuse award

An attorney for the Florida Baptist Convention says he is confident that a $12.5 million award to a man sexually abused as a child by a Baptist church planter will be overturned on appeal.

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