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Jehovah’s Witnesses in spotlight over their response to abuse cases

In a number of cases, members have criticised the hierarchy about the handling of allegations of child sex abuse

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer

@whytebarry
29th October, 2017

The Jehovah’s Witnesses religious movement is coming under increasing criticism for its handling of child abuse allegations in Ireland, The Sunday Business Post can reveal.

In a number of cases, members have criticised the hierarchy about the handling of allegations of child sex abuse.

It comes as the group has been subjected to strong criticism by statutory inquiries in Britain and Australia over its handling of child abuse allegations.

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