Leaders of the Southern Baptist Convention Found to Have Stonewalled Sex Abuse Victims

Fourth EstateSouthern Baptist Church (Adath Israel Synagogue), Avondale, Cincinnati, OH | Warren LeMay from Cincinnati, OH, United States

An investigation into the leaders of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) found that sexual abuse victims were stonewalled to protect the reputation of America’s largest Protestant denomination. According to a 288-page investigation report from Guidepost Solutions, which was sanctioned by …

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Hong Kong Police Arrest Catholic Cardinal for Alleged Foreign Collusion

Fourth EstateCardinal Joseph Zen - Jindřich Nosek (NoJin)

Hong Kong national security police arrested Cardinal Joseph Zen and four others on allegations of colluding with foreign forces on Wednesday. Hong Kong police arrested five people, including Zen, barrister Margaret Ng, activist and singer Denise Ho, former lawmaker Cyd …

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Pope Francis Apologizes for Catholic Church’s Role in Canadian Residential School System

Pope Francis apologized on Friday for the Roman Catholic Church’s involvement in a system of Canadian boarding schools that abused Indigenous children for 100 years. “I feel shame… sorrow and shame— for the role” that Catholics played in the abuses …

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