Coimbatore: A priest was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly sexually harassing a young woman while conducting special prayers to relieve her of stomach pain at a church in Sanganoor on Monday. The priest was remanded in judicial custody and lodged at Coimbatore central prison on Tuesday night. Police identified him as P Isaac alias Palanisamy, […]
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Pope Francis came under fire after meeting Cardinal Philippe Barbarin, the Lyon archbishop who is suspected of covering up for a paedophile priest in a scandal that has rocked the Church in France.
A Catholic diocese in India has put children at risk by reinstating the priest who allegedly assaulted a sexual abuse survivor, according to an explosive lawsuit filed Tuesday in Minnesota federal court. The suit filed by veteran sex abuse attorney Jeff Anderson on behalf of former New Yorker Megan Peterson, who recently moved to Wisconsin, […]
Aravindan Neelakandan May 11, 2016, 4:09 am (Published 18 Feb 2016) Away from the glare of national and international media, Vatican’s Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, reinstated as priest Joseph Palanivel Jeyapaul. The sequence of events that preceded this reinstatement is a curious one. In 2004, Catholic clergyman Jeyapaul was sent to […]
http://www.christianitytoday.com/ct/2014/march/sexual-abuse-comes-to-light.html When Teresa Lea’s parents signed up with the Christian and Missionary Alliance (CMA) to become missionaries in Africa in the 1970s, they sent 5-year-old Teresa to boarding schools in Gabon and Ivory Coast. She spent 12 years there, learning how to add, read—and, if she wanted to eat, perform oral sex.
http://www.charismanews.com/world/57133-baptist-doctor-molested-nearly-20-missionary-kids-under-guise-of-medical-care-reports-say http://cdn.charismanews.com/images/stories/2016/05/Memorial-Christian-Hospital-RNS-ABWE.jpg Reports are rolling in that a Baptist doctor sexually abused and molested nearly two dozen children, including those of his fellow missionaries, while in the field. The Association for Baptist World Evangelism recently released a significant report investigating—and confirming—the allegations made against Donn Ketcham.
The Sexual Predators in Evangelicals’ Backyard There’s something we need to talk about. Opposition to trans bathroom access is perhaps most pronounced among evangelical Christians, a group whose inability to deal with sexual abuse in their own communities rivals that of the Catholic church. Evangelicals claim they oppose trans bathroom access because of the threat this access poses […]
http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/church-put-teen-rapist-charge-india-diocese-suit-article-1.2607753 http://nydn.us/1qD5uCj A Catholic diocese in India has put children at risk by reinstating the priest who allegedly assaulted a sexual abuse survivor, according to an explosive lawsuit filed Tuesday in Minnesota federal court. The suit filed by veteran sex abuse attorney Jeff Anderson on behalf of former New Yorker Megan Peterson, who recently moved […]
http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-news-india/madhya-pradesh-bajrang-dal-activists-stop-minor-girls-wedding-at-a-church2774524/ The police and Bajrang Dal activists entered a church in Madya Pradesh and stopped the wedding of a Hindu minor girl and a boy who had allegedly converted to Christianity four years ago. The incident took place on Wednesday following which ten persons were arrested, the police said on Thursday.
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/nagpur/Missionary-NGO-in-charge-booked-for-molesting-widow/articleshow/36366551.cms NAGPUR: A 46-year-old director of a missionary NGO has been booked by Sadar police for allegedly molesting a married woman, who was earlier working in the same organization. The victim filed the complaint on Monday. The accused, identified as Vilas Shende, has not been arrested by police yet. Cops said that some months have […]