SALT LAKE CITY (UT)
The Salt Lake Tribune
March 21, 2018
By Peggy Fletcher Stack
A former president of the LDS Missionary Training Center has admitted that he took a young woman into a small room at the Provo campus in 1984 and asked to see her breasts, according to a report released Wednesday by Brigham Young University police.
The release comes three days after MormonLeaks published an explosive, taped conversation between the woman and Joseph L. Bishop, who she accuses of attempting to rape her.
Bishop, now 85, said during their December conversation that he didn’t remember taking her into the room, let alone sexually assaulting her. But he repeatedly apologized, describing himself as a predator and saying he had confessed to other sexual misconduct — disclosures that have ignited outrage online and questions about whether the Mormon church failed to protect women.
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