(RNS) Cardinal Sean O’Malley said the investigation will look into the allegations as well as the 'culture of the seminary regarding the personal standards expected and required of candidates for the priesthood.'
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(RNS) What Willow Creek and all Christian communities need in our #MeToo /#ChurchToo moment is a sober reckoning with power, including how to mitigate its subtle lure in churches led by magnetic men.
(RNS) — Several publishers have suspended printing books by former Willow Creek Community Church pastor Bill Hybels as the Chicago-area megachurch he founded more than 40 years ago investigates allegations of his inappropriate behavior toward women.
SOUTH BARRINGTON, Ill. (RNS) – The elders of Willow Creek Community Church are pledging to renew their investigation of the church’s former pastor, Bill Hybels, as more allegations of inappropriate conduct with women surface.
(USA Today) — The New York Times reported that Burns Strider, Clinton's faith adviser at the time, was accused of harassing a 30-year-old woman who shared an office with him.
(RNS) — Conservative Christians have developed a particular intellectual strategy for engaging with others called “presuppositionalism.”
(RNS) Yuan is recognized as one of the leading preachers and theologians for the global Chinese Christian community, which has at least 70 million Christians and more overseas.
(RNS) By saying nothing about what types of violations occurred, the church heightens the risk that wrongful behavior will be repeated elsewhere.
A Philadelpia jury convicted Monsignor William Lynn on one charge of endandering the welfare of a child, the first time a member of the Catholic hierarchy in the U.S. was found guilty of covering up the sexual abuse of minors. Here's what...
NEW ORLEANS (RNS) The Church of God in Christ has lifted the suspension of a New Orleans bishop after a judge ruled that the charges of forcible rape, sexual battery and indecent behavior brought against him were too old to prosecute. By Bruce Nolan.