Christian-right activists inside and outside of government promoted the election fraud lie and claimed God told them to “let the church roar.”
Despite revelations of clergy sex abuse and promises of transparency, a prominent Jesuit university does little to punish priests who cross the line.
The new series is based on a five-year investigation into the coverup of child sexual abuse by Jehovah’s Witnesses leaders.
Both previously held leadership roles in the Jesuits’ Oregon Province while it sent Jesuits accused of sexual abuse to live in a home on campus.
In a written statement, Gonzaga University President Thayne McCulloh said he knew Jesuit priests accused of sexual abuse were living on campus.
The cases marked the first time it had allowed its mother lode of child sexual abuse files into the hands of anyone outside the organization.
The documents detail the accusations of two sisters who say they were sexually assaulted by their father when they were growing up.
Appeals court judges called the organization a “recalcitrant litigant who refuses to follow valid orders and merely reiterates losing arguments.”
Even though Jehovah’s Witnesses are under pressure worldwide for covering up child sexual abuse, a senior official says the policy will never change.
Jane Doe said in a statement: “People I don’t even know are trying to make me change my mind. I made my decision and that is between me and God.”