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Ian David Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-27-08 02:16 PM
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Pastor rapes and shaves 13-year-old girl
Edited on Sun Jan-27-08 02:16 PM by IanDB1
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Pastor defiles, shaves 13-year-old girl


The Madina Police have arrested a 27-year-old pastor, Bright Addo for allegedly defiling a 13-year-old Junior High School student at his Ritz Junction Area residence at Madina, a suburb of Accra.

Pastor Addo was said to have taken advantage of the girl's weakness after the sex act and shaved off her pubic hair as she lay on the bed.

According to Chief Superintendent Elizabeth Allandu, the Divisional Commander of the Madina Divisional Command, Pastor Addo, who was the pastor in charge of the Divine Faith Prayer Ministry at the Achimota Forest but lives at the Ritz Junction at Madina near Accra, was also the victim's family pastor.


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The pastor was said to have convinced the girl's mother that some men were spiritually defiling her, and that it was necessary for her to be protected from such spiritual attacks. The mother of the victim therefore asked her daughter to drop in at the pastor's residence on her way home from school at Adenta for spiritual fortification.

More:
http://www.modernghana.com/GhanaHome/NewsArchive/news_d...
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fenriswolf Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-27-08 02:17 PM
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1. WTF is wrong with people
how would a line like

The pastor was said to have convinced the girl's mother that some men were spiritually defiling her, and that it was necessary for her to be protected from such spiritual attacks.

work on any sane person?
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jgraz Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-27-08 02:21 PM
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3. It's called religious insanity.
Sometimes the brainwashing works really, really well.
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mwb970 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-27-08 02:24 PM
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4. I would submit that the mother is not in fact sane
It sounds like her mind has been poisoned by religion to the point that she will mindlessly accept anything a "church person" says to her. To me, this is a form of mental illness induced by an addiction to religion. It is quite common these days, especially in America.
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fenriswolf Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-27-08 02:35 PM
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5. thats why i said
why would a line like that work on any sane person. The line being said to the mother and the mother accepting that load of BS because she is mental.
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TheMadMonk Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-27-08 03:23 PM
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7. How about you read the bloody original article and take note of *WHERE* this happened.
Not quite deepest darkest Africa, but still a place where magic is very, very real to a large portion of the population.

Way to go judging the poor girl's mother by your modern scientifically enlightened standards.


Tell me do you believe in this particular bit of spiritual magic?



The rest of you condemning the woman can bloody well answer that question too.

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fenriswolf Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-27-08 03:28 PM
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8. no i don't
and if this women innocence, belief, spirituality, magic, ignorance, stupidity lead to her daughter being raped then yes I will say that the women was not thinking for herself and hopefully now she is thinking with a clear head.
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TheMadMonk Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-27-08 03:46 PM
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9. So to clarify and be sure, you *are* an Atheist like myself?
Partial credit if you are. But fail, fail, fail if you condemn another simply for being a product of their society, when their ignorance AND lack of access to opposing world views prevents them from being anything but.

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fenriswolf Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-27-08 03:48 PM
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10. i am an athiest
I have no proof that god exists or does not exist but I personolly do not believe in one.
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TheMadMonk Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-27-08 04:39 PM
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11. Good to know. Now can we work on agreeing that lacking...
...the means whereby to make a properly informed choice about her beliefs, doesn't give you the right to call the girl's mother a mental case?

Were cargo cultists mental cases for constructing DC-3s out of palm fronds?
Should we incarcerate Koories in mental hospitals for believing in the Dreamtime?

If you send your child down to the shop and the shopkeeper feeds them a "boiled lolly", is it actually your fault? For sure you are almost certain to take on some degree of personal guilt, castigating yourself for not going yourself, but is that guilt actually justified? And what would you do to the neighbour who had the temerity to suggest that you "should have known better"?
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fenriswolf Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-27-08 04:46 PM
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12. your right in that situation it is not really justifiable.
but in "this" case the women was dropping her child off for some sort of exorcism and didn't even go up. She probably didn't see anything wrong with her child and the simplest of questions could have cause this so called pastor to start fumbling at the mouth. Maybe my choice of mental was uncalled for but whatever religion you have the ability to think for yourself could have saved this daughter and mother alot of heartache and terror.
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cyborg_jim Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-27-08 05:11 PM
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13. Doesn't really sound like thinking for one's self was a virtue of this particular sect
More like, "Pastor knows best."
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Ian David Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-27-08 05:15 PM
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14. Sure. This sort of thing could never work on Amerians.
Edited on Sun Jan-27-08 05:18 PM by IanDB1
A bunch of Americans who followed this guy to Jonestown...



And then there's....




Don't think that so-called "third-world" countries have a monopoly on insanely following the most ridiculous cults...



They Cry, Pray to Bush and Wash out the Devil - Welcome to Jesus Camp
http://www.commondreams.org/headlines06/0929-08.htm

And in Japan...



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EmperorHasNoClothes Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-27-08 02:18 PM
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2. Praise Jesus.
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lurky Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-27-08 03:21 PM
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6. He shaved her?
What, 13 didn't look young enough for him? :puke:
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Lydia Leftcoast Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jan-27-08 05:49 PM
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15. Free-lance fundies strike again
:eyes:
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