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Moravian church president resigns amid sex scandal

SCANDALISED: The Nazareth Moravian Church in Manchester

PRESIDENT OF the Moravian Church in Jamaica Dr. Paul Gardner and Vice President Jermaine Gibson have resigned.

The development coincides with the sex scandal now gripping the church in Jamaica.

The scandal began with the December 28 arrest of 64 year-old Rupert Clarke, the pastor at the Nazareth Moravian Church in the parish of Manchester. Clarke has since been charged with having sex with a minor and the police say he will soon face additional charges.

The Moravian sex scandal deepened this week when a former minister of the church released a trail of emails contradicting claims by President Paul Gardner that he had no previous knowledge of allegations of misconduct ‎by Clarke.

The Moravian church has over 1000 branches all over the world.

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