©— Bioethics Research Library Box Washington DC Mainstream news media is bringing clergy malfeasance into the spotlight (Shupe, ). On February 10 th, , the Houston Chronicle published an extensively researched and explosive article that outlines how the Southern Baptist Convention turned a blind eye to in excess of sexual abuse victims, over twenty years (Downen, Olsen, Tedesco, & Shapley, ).
dents admitted to having sexual practices outside of marriage. Though clergy sexual addiction is not the same as clergy sexual malfeasance, the line that divides the two is not easily drawn for two reasons. First, sexual addiction can lead to clergy sexual malfeasance. Blanchard () reported a mini-. Baylor Clergy Sexual Misconduct Study (Garland, ) • Study/Survey characteristics • More than 3% of women who had attended a congregation in the past month reported that they had been the object of CSM at some time in their adult lives • 92% of these sexual advances had been made in secret (i.e., not in an open dating relationship).
Feb 06, · It’s truly amazing how religious denominations and COGIC leadership has handle sexual misconduct among its bishops, pastors, elders, and ministers. Myself and you have converse a couple times this week via email and you know my relationship to legal litigation in a certain clergy sexual abuse lawsuit against COGIC currently ongoing. Jul 09, · Allowing priests to marry is peripheral to the discussion of clergy sexual malfeasance. Similarly, with the numerous stories of female teachers and other women charged with crimes of sexual exploitation, the question of women’s ordination should probably also be kept separate from this issue.
Survivor/Storyteller/Student. Some of Our Stories Some of Our Stories. The Prevalence of Clergy Sexual Misconduct with Adults: A Research Study Executive Summary Diana R. Garland* This research study involved two companion projects: (1) a national random survey to determine the prevalence of clergy sexual misconduct (CSM) with adults; and (2) a qualitative study of three groups of women and men: (a) those who self-identified as survivors who had been the objects.