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How a Mormon church 'help line' hid child sex abuse

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MJ was a tiny, black-haired girl, just five years old, when her father admitted to his bishop that he was sexually abusing her and recording the assaults on video. The father worked for the U.S. Border Patrol and was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He was in counseling with his bishop for his obsession with pornography when he revealed the abuse. The bishop, who was also a family physician, followed policy and called what church officials have dubbed the "help line" for guidance.


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