Homer Richard Clifford Sr., 64, pastor of The Crossroads of Faith Baptist Church of Coatesville, Pennsylvania, is accused of molesting a girl between 1995 and 1999, when she was between 5 and 8 years old. The alleged victim, now 21, came forward to Coatesville Police with the claims of molestation in July.
The victim alleges that Clifford molested her on multiple occasions, including four times in Clifford’s home and twice in his attic. The alleged abuse also occurred when Clifford babysat the alleged victim and her 2-year-old sister at their home, court records state.
Charges include three counts of deviate sexual intercourse, four counts of indecent assault, three counts of rape involving a child under age 13, four counts of corruption of minors as well as one count of endangering the welfare of a child and terroristic threats.
Source: dailylocal.com / Clergy Abuse