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Eddie Long Sexual Abuse

How Spiritual Leaders Get Through What They're Going Through: Lie Or Leave

Iyanla Vanzant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Iyanla Vanzant

I'm still not clear or settled about the real issue in Bishop Long's case. Is it that a trusted spiritual leader has engaged in sexual misconduct? Or is it that he has been accused

Atlanta Bishop Accused Of Sexually Abusing Young Men Says He's Not Going Anywhere

AP | GREG BLUESTEIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

LITHONIA, Ga. — A megachurch pastor accused of luring four young men into sexual relationships said Sunday that he won't be pulled into a street...

Man Vs. Message: What We Can Learn From The Eddie Long Story

Ryan Mack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Ryan Mack

Bishop Eddie Long's actions, as wrong as they could be or are, should not detract from his empowering messages.

Lessons From The Rev. Eddie Long Scandal: Some Historical Context

Wallace Best, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Wallace Best, Ph.D.

To my mind, one of the most important lessons is this: If your pastor drives a Bentley and wears a watch with a value equivalent to your annual salary, it is time for you to find another church.

Bishop Bling And The Gay Fling: Rev. Eddie Long's Downfall

Wayne Besen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Wayne Besen

It was obvious that Bishop Bling's goal was to create a smokescreen to obscure the alleged gay fling. His tactic was to cast himself as a victim of a cruel world that was out to get him.

WATCH: Eddie Long's Alleged Victim Speaks

The Huffington Post | Hunter Stuart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

Jamal Parris, 23, spoke on camera about the alleged sex crimes committed against him by Atlanta-area Bishop Eddie Long. ABC News reports that a journ...

Long Denies 'False Allegations,' Plans To Address Church

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Adelle M. Banks Religion News Service (RNS) Atlanta-area megachurch pastor Bishop Eddie Long has decried the "false allegations" lodged against hi...

Eddie Long's Youth Academy Preached Sexual Control

AP | GREG BLUESTEIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

ATLANTA — Bishop Eddie Long's boys' academy guided teens through their "masculine journey" with lessons on financial discipline and sexual contr...

4th Male Parishioner Levels Sex Abuse Charges Against Atlanta Bishop

AP | GREG BLUESTEIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

ATLANTA — A fourth young male member of Bishop Eddie Long's megachurch is suing the prominent pastor, claiming Long coerced him into a sexual re...

Eddie Long, Atlanta Bishop, Accused Of Sexual Abuse By Male Parishioners

Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

ATLANTA — The prominent pastor of a 25,000-member megachurch near Atlanta denies allegations in a lawsuit that he coerced two young men from the...