A failure to bear Witness?

A failure to bear Witness?

The Jehovah’s Witnesses religion is coming under mounting criticism for its handling of sexual abuse allegations in Ireland

In the summer of 2016, elders in an Irish Jehovah’s Witnesses congregation were informed of a case of alleged child sex abuse within their flock. According to the religion’s own internal rules in force at the time, when elders encounter a case of child sexual abuse they are required to contact the legal department of the London-based Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society of Britain, also known simply as the Watch Tower.

Those guidelines,...

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