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4 takeaways from AP's Mormon church sex abuse investigation

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Arizona bishop learned that a member of his ward was sexually assaulting his 5-year-old daughter, he followed church policy and called the Mormon Abuse Help Line. The bishop later told law enforcement that church attorneys in Salt Lake City who staff the help line around the clock said that because he learned of the abuse during a counseling session the church considers a spiritual confession, he was legally bound to keep the abuse secret. Paul Douglas Adams continued abusing his daughter for as many as seven more years, and went on to abuse a second daughter.
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4 takeaways from AP's Mormon church sex abuse investigation

When an Arizona bishop in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, widely known as the Mormon church, learned that a member of his ward was sexually assaulting his 5-year-old daughter, he followed church policy and called the Mormon Abuse Help Line.

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4 takeaways from AP's Mormon church sex abuse investigation

When an Arizona bishop in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, widely known...

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4 takeaways from investigation into sex abuse within Mormon church

The Mormon church's help line is part of a system that can be misused to divert abuse accusations against church members away from law enforcement.

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