June 25, 2013

Child abuse allegations mar anniversary of celebrated Anglican bishop

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(New York City - Oct. 2, 1985) The Rt. Rev. Trevor Huddleston, retired Anglican Archibishop of the Indian Ocean, speaks at the four-week forum on "South-Africa: An American Dilemma." Huddleston was accused of sexually harassing 2 boys in 1974 and died in 1998. Religion News Service file photo by Odette Lupis

(New York City - Oct. 2, 1985) The Rt. Rev. Trevor Huddleston, retired Anglican Archibishop of the Indian Ocean, speaks at the four-week forum on "South-Africa: An American Dilemma." Huddleston was accused of sexually harassing 2 boys in 1974 and died in 1998. Religion News Service file photo by Odette Lupis

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(RNS) A recently released Scotland Yard file on Bishop Trevor Huddleston alleges the late Anglican leader and celebrated anti-apartheid activist was a child molester.

  • David Thompson

    He was an inspiration to at least four boys. Hard to know how many boys he got behind.

  • Deacon John M. Bresnahan

    Have the right politics and be of the right church and a child abuser gets a glowing summary of his life from the Episcopal bishop of Wakefield .

  • Robin

    Why do you assume he was guilty?