news items: Duggars investigated, Huckabee co-author, Colombia shaman arrested, Keller case, Bishops Resigns, Vatican ex-envoy faces a child sex abuse trial

This week there were several news articles about child abuse, rape and trauma. The Duggar family is under investigation by DHS, a Central-Colombia shaman was arrested for the rape of over 50 women, a new child abuse scandal hit Mike Huckabee, a report states his co-author molested girl, two bishops resign in Minnesota over a sexual abuse scandal and a Vatican ex-envoy Wesolowski faces a child sex abuse trial.

Duggar family under investigation, refuses to let official check on child: 911 call

Duggars were investigated by DHS in May and 911 was called, new report claims

Women’s issues, ‘Up For Debate’ campaign gets Nova Scotian support

Nova Scotia woman ‘tortured’ for years by family speaks out 

Central-Colombia shaman arrested for ‘drugging and raping at least 50 women’

Fran’s Day Care – Keller case
throws out 1992 convictions of sexual assault, Court declines to find innocence in case involving claims of satanic abuse

New child abuse scandal hits Mike Huckabee: Republican White House hopeful’s co-author molested girl, 11, and escaped charges because of statute of limitations
John Perry co-authored Huckabee’s 2008 campaign memoirs and is now revealed to have molested girl between ages of 11 and 14
Police concluded abuse had taken place but they were alerted to it after statute of limitations had kicked in
Perry tells Daily Mail Online ‘the parties involved were reconciled and restored years ago’ and abuse emerged because of vendetta
No suggestion Huckabee knew Perry was an abuser but comes after Duggar family revealed to have covered up son Josh’s molestation of sisters

2 Bishops Resign in Minnesota Over Sexual Abuse Scandal
Two bishops in the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis resigned their posts Monday, the second time this spring that American church leaders have stepped aside after complaints over their handling of sexual abuse claims involving priests.
In Minnesota, Archbishop John C. Nienstedt and an auxiliary bishop, Lee A. Piché, announced their departures less than two weeks after prosecutors in St. Paul accused the archdiocese of willfully ignoring warning signs of a pedophile priest.

Catholic Archdiocese in Minnesota Charged Over Sex Abuse by Priest
Prosecutors in Minnesota filed criminal charges on Friday against the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis, accusing church leaders of mishandling repeated complaints of sexual misconduct against a priest and failing to follow through on pledges to protect children and root out pedophile clergymen.  

Vatican ex-envoy Wesolowski faces child sex abuse trial
The Vatican is to put its former envoy to the Dominican Republic, Jozef Wesolowski, on trial on child sex abuse and child pornography charges.

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