Archbishop of Canterbury changes account of his involvement with summer camps led by John Smyth
The Archbishop of Canterbury is facing questions tonight over his links to an evangelical Christian under police investigation for beating young men.
Christian lawyer who ‘beat boys’ was charged over Zimbabwe death
A Christian youth camp leader accused of brutally beating public schoolboys was later charged over the death of a boy in Africa, Channel 4 News has discovered.
Archbishop apologises for historic ‘abuse’: the full story
They were “horrific” acts of violence. Twenty two young men groomed and ritually beaten over many years, supposedly to purge them of their sins: one even attempted suicide. The alleged perpetrator – eminent QC John Smyth – ran a Christian charity with close ties to the Church of England and the Archbishop of Canterbury himself. Reported by Cathy Newman, produced and directed by Tom Stone, and the Channel 4 News Investigations Unit.
Police investigate alleged ‘brutal lashings’ by Christian leader
Police have today launched an investigation into claims that teenage boys from Britain’s leading public schools were violently beaten, in what’s been described as a “sadomasochistic cult” run by a lawyer with links to the Archbishop of Canterbury.