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We name and acknowledge: An incomplete history of sexually abusive leaders at Hesston College

White plaster covers the exterior of a circular concrete memorial standing near the center of the Hesston College campus. In view of the three-story red brick administration building, the memorial’s handmade tile interior features splashes of color and fragments of text — “We will remember, we will listen.” A metal plaque attached to the memorial…

Holdeman Mennonites convicted or sued for abuse and failing to report

The Church of God in Christ, Mennonite (Holdeman) are a plain group mainly located in the U.S. and Canada. Mennonite historian Clarence Hiebert has described the denomination as having “a closed system of church member control,” “an insistence on unity in doctrine and practice; unquestioned following of their ordained leaders; decision making relegated basically to the ordained men; and a…

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