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Southern Baptist group clears 6 churches of violating sex abuse standards

"Just days after the president of the Southern Baptist Convention called for an evaluation of 10 churches that were highlighted in a recent investigation on sex abuse, six of those churches were cleared of acting indifferently toward abuse." - Christian Post

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SBC head suggests expelling churches, creating registry to address sexual abuse

"In an address to the SBC's executive committee on Monday in Nashville, Tennessee, Greear proposed a range of reforms to help make churches safer. The 10 'calls to action' include repenting, providing free training for ministry leaders, encouraging churches to review and strengthen their policies on abuse and a re-examination of the ordination process." - Christian Post

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SBU prof's firing, university's theology discussed

"As a former Southwest Baptist University professor appeals his termination for allegedly accusing faculty colleagues of deviating from theological orthodoxy, the university has commissioned an "external peer assessment" to include "evaluations regarding orthodoxy" on the Bolivar, Mo., campus." - BPNews

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Southern Baptist agency warns ‘eugenics is real’ in Supreme Court brief about Down syndrome and abortion

"The SBC Ethics and Religious Commission filed a legal document Nov. 15 asking the [U.S. Supreme Court] not only to uphold a 2016 Indiana law criminalizing abortions performed for reasons of race, sex selection or 'diagnosis of Down syndrome or any other disability,' but to accept the case as an opportunity to overturn Roe v. Wade." - BNG News

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