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Pastor Accuser: Sex Encounters On Church Grounds
Posted on 29 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

ATLANTA - (AP) One of four men accusing megachurch Bishop Eddie Long of coercing them into inappropriate sexual relationships said in a TV interview that aired Wednesday that he and the pastor would have encounters before and after worship services on... Read More

Megachurch Pastor Denies Sexual Abuse Allegations
Posted on 2 Nov 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

ATLANTA - (AP) The megachurch pastor accused of luring four young men into sexual relationships categorically denied the allegations for the first time in a court filing Monday, saying he was only a mentor to the men who filed civil lawsuits against him... Read More

Megachurch Pastor Keeps Mum On Sex Allegations
Posted on 24 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

ATLANTA - (AP) On Sunday mornings, accused megachurch Bishop Eddie Long is usually draped in regal robes and dripping with diamonds and platinum the kind of material rewards he often says are in God's plan for those listening. His message expected... Read More

Atlanta Megachurch Head Denies Sex With Young Men
Posted on 22 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

ATLANTA - (AP) The prominent pastor of a 25,000-member megachurch near Atlanta denies allegations in a lawsuit that he coerced two young men from the congregation into a sexual relationship, his attorney said. Lawyers for the men, now 20 and 21, say they... Read More

Lawyer: Other Young Men Went On Trips With Pastor
Posted on 23 Sep 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

ATLANTA - (AP) The pastor of a nationally known Atlanta-area megachurch took other young men on trips as part of a mentoring program but stands by his denial of claims that he had sex with three of them, a lawyer for the religious leader said Thursday... Read More

Lawyers: Sex Lawsuits Involving Georgia Pastor Resolved
Posted on 28 May 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

ATLANTA - (AP) Lawsuits brought by four young men who accused a Georgia megachurch pastor of sexual misconduct have been resolved, attorneys for both sides said Thursday, bringing a quiet end to a blockbuster legal complaint that targeted a powerful national... Read More