World News: 00:41 GMT Wednesday 12th June 2019. [Yahoo Green News Feed via SPi World News]
Confronting an unprecedented sex-abuse crisis, delegates at the Southern Baptist Convention's national meeting voted Tuesday to make it easier to expel churches that mishandle abuse cases. The Rev. J.D. Greear, president of the nation's largest Protestant denomination, said the SBC faced a 'defining moment' that would shape the church for generations to come. 'This is not a distraction from the mission,' Greear said of the fight against sex abuse.
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