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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 leader resigns after ‘relationship’

    The president and chief executive of the Southern Baptist Convention’s executive committee has resigned following a “morally inappropriate relationship.” Frank Page initially announced Monday he was retiring. But on Tuesday the 65-year-old released a statement saying he was resigning because of “a personal failing.” He said he first announced...