An ex-Jehovah’s Witness says she was raped at 5 — and forced to hug her rapist to ‘keep the peace’

It should come as no surprise that the Catholic Church is not the only insular religious institution that would allow child sex abuse to go unchecked for decades — or that when the stories come to light, the leadership seems to care more about protecting the abusers than helping the victims. A story published by the¬†Philadelphia Inquirer today describes how three years after a Center for Investigative Reporting expose revealed tales of widespread sex crimes … Continue reading An ex-Jehovah’s Witness says she was raped at 5 — and forced to hug her rapist to ‘keep the peace’