Oct 21, 2013

Ontario teen says former Anglican minister George Ferris told him to keep sexual activity secret

A man who said he was repeatedly molested as a teenager by a former Anglican minister said he was warned not to tell anyone what was going on or they would both get into trouble.

The minister told the teen to keep the sexual activity a secret, the now 42-year-old man told court Monday.

"The impression I got was that it was wrong what we were doing, and we can't let anybody know because of consequences," he said.

George Ferris, 66, now of Cambridge, Ont., has pleaded not guilty to two counts of sexual assault and one count of sexual exploitation. The charges span a time frame between 1983 and 1989...


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