Report: Jehovah’s Witnesses Had Policies In Place To Shield Alleged Child Abusers

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According to a bombshell report in the Philadelphia Inquirer, Christian denomination the Jehovah’s Witnesses have long-standing policies in place in order to protect alleged child abusers among their ranks from law enforcement.

Memos obtained by the Inquirer frequently repeat the need for leadership to not cooperate with the police in such cases. Specifically, a 1997 memo mirrors similar tactics employed by the Catholic Church in their decades-running sexual abuse scandal. In...

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