Christian school officials accused of trying to ‘exorcise’ gay teen to cast out ‘demons’
A Christian school has been accused of multiple incidents of abuse, including performing an exorcism on a student to cast out “gay demons”.
Eighteen students who attended Canada’s Saskatoon Christian Centre Academy, between 1995 and 2010, have filed criminal abuse complaints alleging frequent paddlings, coercion, traumatising rituals and solitary confinement, according to CBC News.
Corporal punishment by educators was outlawed by the Supreme Court of Canada in 2004.
A 12-month investigation into the school, known as Legacy Christian Academy from 2013, led to Canadian police handing the case to Crown prosecutors in April to consider possible charges.
The investigation saw former student Coy Nolin describe in graphic detail an alleged “exorcism“.
Nolin says he was interrogated for hours by the school’s director after multiple people had told him that the