Tag Archives: Sexual abuse in Protestant Churches

Day Eight of the Thomas Chantry Trial

By | May 8, 2019

I told a friend I would put a link to “In the Shadow of the Cross: The True Account of My Childhood Sexual and Ritual Abuse at the Hands of a Roman Catholic Priest” in my article today, so here you go! Last Friday we heard testimony from Chris Schopen, a Dedicated Forensic Interviewer. Ms. Schopen testified about… Read More »

Day Seven of the Thomas Chantry Trial

By | May 6, 2019

​ Leading off the trial this morning was Chris Schopen, an expert witness who is a Dedicated Forensic Interviewer. You may recall that Schopen also testified at the first Chantry trial. Schopen has been specially trained in how to interview victims of abuse. Most of those she interviews are children. Schopen’s purpose in the courtroom was to provide… Read More »

Day 3 of the Re-trial of Thomas Chantry

By | April 26, 2019

“It is a political fight between a group of well-financed, well-organized people whose freedom, livelihood, finances, reputations, or liberty is being threatened by disclosures of child sexual abuse and–on the other hand–a group of well-meaning, ill-organized, underfinanced, and often terribly naive academics who expect fair play.” ― Anna C. Salter “During sexual abuse, children feel and incorporate the… Read More »