Topic / Abuse

Vicious Christians who ran a ‘gay cure’ boot camp jailed

Shortly before he was sentenced to 20 years in jail on three counts of aggravated child abuse, ‘pastor’ William Knott, above, of the Saving Youth Foundation  in Alabama, had a heated exchange with a reporter from ABC News. His hostile reaction to the reporter was shown by ABC News’ 20/20 last night in a special […]

Five Indian nuns among eight arrested over teenager’s rape

Father Robin Vadakkumcherry*, above, along with five nuns and two doctors, have been arrested in connection with the rape of a 16-year-old girl. The vicar at the St Sebastian Catholic Church in Kottiyoor, was allegedly trying to flee India when Kerala police swooped. According to this report, the eight were arrested on suspicion of covering […]

Monstrous Christian accused of abuse at N Carolina church

Jane Whaley, 77, above, who runs the Word of Faith Fellowship in Spindale, North Carolina, with her husband Sam, stands accused in AP investigative report of running the church like a sadistic dictator. Congregants, according to the AP’s Mitch Weiss, were regularly punched, smacked, choked, slammed to the floor or thrown through walls in a violent […]

Paedophile priests better inside the church than out

Last year it was reported that paedophile priest Mauro Inzoli, above, had agreed to pay out a sum of €125,000 his victims, aged between 12 and 16. Each received €25,000. Inzoli, known as “Don Mercedes” for his love expensive cars and under-aged boys, was defrocked in 2012 but was later, controversially, welcomed back to the priesthood […]

Christian parents jailed for life for causing their son’s death

Rather than seek medical help for their diabetic son Alexandru, above, a Calgary couple – Emil Radita, 60, and Rodica Radita, 54 – prayed for his recovery. The result was that Alexandru Radita, 15, died a painful death in 2013 – and his parents, found guilty of first-degree murder, were jailed for life this week. Justice […]

Action urged against rabbis who support abusive husband

Israeli women’s rights activist and lawyer Batya Kahane-Dror, above, has lodged a complaint against three rabbis who  refused a victim of domestic violence a religious divorce, known as a get. According to the Independent, the woman is married to an abusive brute who was jailed when he assaulted her after she said she wanted to […]

Priest jailed for 28 years for abusing vulnerable children

Roy Lovatt, 71, above, a Catholic priest and housemaster at a Yorkshire children’s home, received the lengthy jail sentence at Leeds Crown Court this week after he was was found guilty of four charges of indecent assault and five of serious sex assaults against two boys. Roy Leonard Allen, 72, a colleague of Lovatt’s at […]

RCC spokesman in tears over Australian abuse revelations

The enormity of child sexual abuse within the Australian Catholic Church has been revealed after years of investigations – and prompted a tearful senior Church official say today (Monday): These numbers are shocking. They are tragic and they are indefensible. According to this report, between 1950 and 2015, seven percent of Australian priests were accused […]

Court hears ‘vile’ Muslim child abusers shout ‘God is great’

Tayab Dad, above left, and Amjad Ali, right, shouted ‘Allahu Akbar’ (‘God is great’) when they were sentenced in Sheffield Crown Court this week for their involvement in the sexual abuse of two girls in Rotherham, South Yorkshire, nearly 20 years ago. According to this report, they were among six men who were jailed this […]

Sadistic Christian ‘morality campaigner’ accused of abuse

In a programme scheduled to be screened tonight (Friday) Channel 4 News will report that John Smyth QC, above, a former friend of the Archbishop of Canterbury now living in South Africa, had forced young men to endure savage beatings after grooming them at Christian holiday camps in the late Seventies. An Ungodly Crime? will […]