#churchtoo Raped, tracked, humiliated: Clergy wives speak out about domestic violence

A Cry For Justice

Women who were married to abusive priests and pastors are for the first time revealing their experiences of sexual assault, control and fear. They say the church has known for decades that some clergy abuse their wives but has done very little to fix the ongoing problem.

Raped, tracked, humiliated: Clergy wives speak out about domestic violence

This article was published yesterday at ABCnews in Australia. For copyright reasons we can’t reblog it here but we urge all our readers to read it by clicking the link.

The article mentions A Cry For Justice. I (Barb) was involved in helping disidentify the women’s stories. There are eight women’s stories embedded in the article. To find them, scroll down the ABC article till you see these four pictures, then click on the drop down arrow under each picture.

Then scroll down the article some more till  you see these other four…

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About Dale Ingraham @ Speaking Truth In Love Ministries

We started Speaking truth in love Ministries to address the issue of sexual abuse within the faith community. My wife, Faith, is a survivor of many years of abuse by her father who was a pastor at the time. We go into churches, colleges and conferences to speak about this issue.
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