More Sexual Offense in Protestant Churches than Catholic
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The three companies that insure the majority of Protestant churches in America say they typically receive upward of 260 reports each year of young people under 18 being sexually abused by clergy, church staff, volunteers or congregation members.
The figures offer a glimpse into what has long been an extremely difficult phenomenon to pin down — the frequency of sex abuse in Protestant congregations.
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Having come from the Protestant world, I know of several sexual abuse cases. Isn't it amazing the media focuses on Catholics but aside from a few scattered articles like this one buried in newspapers, Protestant sexual abuse is basically ignored. Go get the Catholics, it makes a better story.
For a new article on why this is not just a Catholic problem, click here.