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Like father, like son? Hillsong founder says amen after sex pest ...

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Like father, like son? Hillsong founder says amen after sex pest claims

Brian Houston, who allegedly covered up sex abuse allegations against his father, now faces similar complaints

Byron Kaye

Australia’s biggest evangelical church said on Wednesday its founder had resigned after acting inappropriately towards two women, another blow to an influential organisation already reeling from charges the leader covered up sex abuse.

Hillsong Church said an internal investigation into complaints from the women found its global senior pastor, Brian Houston, had breached worshippers’ trust.

“We understand there will be much emotion at this news and we all share these feelings,” Hillsong said on its website...

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