File:2017-Joseph L Bishop-Transcript.pdf

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In 2017 Joseph L. Bishop, former President of the Missionary Training Center (MTC) in Provo, Utah, met with a woman who claims he attempted to rape her while she was a missionary in the MTC in 1984.

The meeting was recorded and the audio begins with the accuser interviewing Mr. Bishop for what he thinks is an interview about leaders in the church. At [40:30] the accuser transitions the conversation to her discussing what she claims he did to her in the MTC.

A long conversation ensues in which the accuser not only discusses what she claims happened to her, but also prods Mr. Bishop into discussing his interactions with other women.

While Mr. Bishop never affirmatively acknowledges any specific actions, he admits that he has molested at least one woman and has been inappropriate with many other women. At one point he claims if the full extent of his sins were to be revealed he would be excommunicated and the Mormon Church would be embarrassed.

This audio serves to demonstrate the abuse that can potentially take place between Mormon leaders and those under their ecclesiastical charge.

Note: All names other than the accused and General Authorities have been redacted. Redactions in grey represent private information that does not directly pertain to the matter at hand. The transcript text was generated automatically and only major errors have been fixed.

Note from MormonLeaks: A previous version of this entry indicated that the tape was made in August of 2017. This was a mistake made by MormonLeaks and is not the date of the tape. The tape was made sometime in 2017 but the date is unknown.

This file was first published by MormonLeaks™ on March 19, 2018.

See Also

Audio File

Police Report Obtained by MormonLeaks

Police Report Obtained by the Media

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