Prominent N.J. minister allegedly sexually abused men during ‘exorcisms,’ report says – NJ.com

Prominent N.J. minister allegedly sexually abused men during ‘exorcisms,’ report says  NJ.com

Three men who went to a Presbyterian minister for counseling say he sexually abused them during what he said was a Native American exorcism ritual, a MyCentralJersey report said. The Rev. Dr. William Weaver, who spent nearly 40 years as pastor of Linden Presbyterian Church, allegedly performed oral sex on the men as part of a ritual he said would free them from evil spirits, the report said. He used gemstones, feathers, metal strips, an angel coin and plastic bags in elaborate “exorcism” he said was taught to him by Native Americans. The men said they reported the sexual abuse allegations t…