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In the U.S., Archbishop aretovan for perjury and sexual violence

January 16 2008

Tuesday night in Atlanta, Ga., was arrested 80-year-old archbishop of a Protestant church, charged with perjury and sexual assault.

The head of one of the Protestant Churches, Archbishop Earl Paulk, is accused of sexual abuse of former worker of the church Mona Brewer. In 2006, Mona has filed a lawsuit accusing a minister of the cult that he, from 1989 to 2033 forced her to have sexual contact, arguing that it is the only way to salvation.

Under oath archbishop admitted that was a sexual relationship with Mona Brewer said, adding that it is only the fact of his extramarital affairs. The investigation revealed that Earl Paulk is the biological father of a son of his brother. Also featured in the testimony of eight women who accused the archbishop of sexual violence.

In the U.S. sexual abuse in the churches are not uncommon. Late last year, the Diocese of the Roman Catholic Church in Davenport, Iowa, had to pay $ 37 million 156 parishioners affected by the actions of pedophile priests.

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