Article: Jehovah's Witnesses and sexual abuse: The Philadelphia Inquirer lays it out
Jehovah's Witnesses and sexual abuse: The Philadelphia Inquirer lays it out
May 7, 2018
Julia DuinLate last month, a crime and justice reporter for the Philadelphia Inquirer came out with the kind of religion-and-sex-abuse story that’s sadly become all too familiar these days. What’s unusual about this story is that it’s about Jehovah’s Witnesses.
The Witnesses are one of the toughest religious groups to cover. In the years I spent in religion reporting, I can only remember one time that the Witnesses cooperated with me as I reported a news story. That was when, as a reporter for the Houston Chronicle, I went door-belling with the Witnesses sometime in the late ‘80s.
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Thanks for posting this!
2005..... That is recent to be the time of a cover up . I thought things were better in recent years.
Julia Duin, a religious reporter, comments on the previous Philadelphia story about the Haughs, the family whose child was molested from a viewpoint of past experiences with Jehovah's Witnesses and of modern times.
"FaithLeaks" and "Reclaimed Voices" are praised. Perhaps this will lead to more awakening?