Billy Graham’s grandson claims ‘evil’ Evangelicals are ‘worse’ than Catholics for sex abuse

Daily Mail (UK)

PUBLISHED: 15:23 EST, 27 September 2013

Billy Graham’s grandson claims Evangelicals are ‘worse’ than the Catholic Church on responding to sex abuse claims.

Speaking at a conference hosted by the Religion Newswriter Association on Thursday, Professor Boz Tchividjian, the third-eldest grandchild of Reverend Billy Graham, also said that Christian missions overseas are a ‘magnet’ for sex abusers.

‘I think we are worse [than Catholics],’ Tchividjian told the audience at the Austin, Texas, conference according to Religion News Service. In an uncompromising address, Tchividjian added that too many Evangelicals had ‘sacrificed the souls’ of young victims.

‘Protestants can be very arrogant when pointing to Catholics,’ Tchividjian said. ‘We’ve got the Gospels backwards.’

Tchividjian is a law professor at Liberty University, a Christian college in Virgina founded by Jerry Falwell, the Southern Baptist pastor who died in 2007.

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