Jean Vanier, Canadian Catholic Charity Founder, Sexually Abused Women - News Summed Up

Jean Vanier, Canadian Catholic Charity Founder, Sexually Abused Women


PARIS — A respected Canadian Catholic figure who helped improve conditions for the developmentally disabled in multiple countries over half a century sexually abused at least six women, a report produced for his French-based charity has found. “The alleged victims felt deprived of their free will and so the sexual activity was coerced or took place under coercive conditions,” the report said. Lefteris Pitarakis/The Associated Press Jean Vanier, the founder of L'ARCHE on March 11, 2015. Thomas Philippe, a Catholic priest Vanier called his “spiritual father.” Philippe, who died in 1993, has been accused of sexual abuse by several women. The alleged victims felt deprived of their free will and so the sexual activity was coerced or took place under coercive conditions.


Source: Huffington Post February 22, 2020 22:52 UTC



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