Bishop Thompson last year told the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse his efforts to expose a decades-old culture of abuse and cover-ups had led to a concerted push to get rid of him.
The agreement comes before a report expected this month by a third-party investigator hired by the prestigious school, and SGS for Healing, an alumni survivors’ group into sexual abuse of dozens of students by teachers and staff in the 1970s and 1980s.
“The Pomfret School in Connecticut said it, too, is reviewing its policies and campus culture and has hired an investigator to receive reports of wrongdoing. Pomfret’s headmaster was formerly an administrator at St. George’s and has acknowledged not reporting some of the alleged abuse there to authorities.” – AP
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