Women Are Targets

Jimmy Mac sent me this link from the WaPo on women targeted by clergy. Three percent is a substantial number, figuring 220-some million Christians overall and 40-some percent attending or involved in church. Three million women, give or take. The Baylor University web site is here. Diana Garland, dean of Baylor’s School of Social Work, co-author of the study:

It certainly is prevalent, and clearly the problem is more than simply a few charismatic leaders preying on vulnerable followers.

If one in thirty-three women are victims, consider the clergy-to-women ratio in American Christianity and ponder that we may have more victims than clergy themselves.

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Todd lives in Minnesota, serving a Catholic parish as a lay minister.
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1 Response to Women Are Targets

  1. Micha Elyi says:

    No word on the women who target clergy despite how plentiful such women are, eh? That would interfere terribly with the modern woman=victim no matter what feminist narrative.

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