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  • Paige Patterson, Southern Baptist Leader fired for handling of sex abuse allegations

    A major Southern Baptist seminary has fired one of the movement’s giants of the last quarter-century, Paige Patterson, after new information came to light regarding how Patterson handled a sexual abuse allegation while he led another institution, the school said in a statement Wednesday night. Patterson was demoted one week ago from his position as...
  • Southern Baptist Leader apologize to women

    Longtime Southern Baptist leader Paige Patterson, embroiled in controversy over past remarks about domestic violence and his descriptions of women, has issued an apology. “I wish to apologize to every woman who has been wounded by anything I have said that was inappropriate or that lacked clarity,” said Patterson,...
  • Southern Baptist Women signs petition against their embattled president

    More than 2,000 Southern Baptist women have signed a letter asking the trustees of a Fort Worth, Texas, seminary to take action against its embattled president after audio and video clips emerged in which he counseled physically abused women to quietly pray and described a 16-year-old’s body as “built.” The letter does not...
  • Southern Baptist women want seminary president Paige Patterson fired for remarks

    Women members of Southern Baptist churches are asking the board of trustees of the Southern Baptist Convention to remove Paige Patterson as president of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary over his comments and teaching about women. Nearly 200 women, including at least a dozen from North Carolina, so far have...