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Catholic Sexual Abuse Targeted in Defrocked Cardinal Ruling

In an extraordinary move against Catholic sexual abuse, the Vatican has moved to defrock a well-known cardinal. Ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick was found guilty of sexual abuse by a church tribunal, according to an announcement by the Vatican on February 16. This is the most serious form of punishment within the church.

Clergy Sexual Abuse Cases Come to Light in the Baptist Church

Although the news has been focused on clergy sexual abuse in the Catholic church, recent investigations have shed light on similar problems in the Baptist church. The investigations were led by two large newspapers – The Houston Chronicle and the San Antonio Express-News. In the past 20 years, Baptist ministers, youth pastors, and deacons have faced charges of sex crimes. In all, 700 abused individuals are dealing with the emotional and psychological aftermath.