By Chris Clements
A FATHER of two has told how a priest raped him at the famous Carfin Grotto shrine when he was eight.
Pat McEwan, 63, said that after the attack, his abuser told him: “Stop crying. Be a soldier of Christ. God doesn’t like boys who cry.”
Pat says the sex attack was one of many he suffered in three years of hell at the hands of a group of priests at addresses in the west of Scotland.
He believes he was the victim of a paedophile ring. It’s alleged senior clergy were involved.
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