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Southern Baptist Convention President Frank Page called last week’s “20/20” story on predatory preachers “yellow journalism” and a “slice-and-dice” piece to make it appear Southern Baptists aren’t doing enough to combat sexual abuse by clergy. Page appeared on Friday’s program, saying he agreed to an interview to provide balance to a story he expected to […] Read More

Southern Baptist Convention President Frank Page said in an interview aired Friday on network television the nation’s largest Protestant organization is looking into creating a national registry of clergy sex offenders. Page and other SBC leaders have so far resisted requests by an advocacy group, which five years ago pressured the Roman Catholic Church to […] Read More

A story about a six-month investigation by ABC News on preacher predators in Protestant churches–including the Southern Baptist Convention–aired Friday on “20/20.” While not interviewed on camera, EthicsDaily.com spoke off camera numerous times with the segment’s producer. EthicsDaily.com has carried dozens of stories and columns since last September about efforts by the Survivors Network of […] Read More

Homeschool leaders commended ABC’s decision to re-air “Stupid in America,” a “20/20” special from January that teacher unions called yellow journalism, Friday night. The original report by ABC News correspondent John Stossel presented <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = “urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags” />America’s public school system as a government-run monopoly that lags behind education in much of […] Read More