PBS NewsHour

Reports reveal hundreds abused by Southern Baptist officials

Clip: 02/11/2019 | 5m 42s | Video has closed captioning.

About 700 victims were sexually abused, assaulted or raped by Southern Baptist Church leaders and volunteers across two decades, according to a six-month joint investigation by the Houston Chronicle and The San Antonio Express. The papers also detailed how church officials brushed aside repeated warnings of trouble. William Brangham talks to Robert Downen of the Houston Chronicle for more.

Aired: 02/11/19

Rating: NR

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