1News – Gloriavale rewriting document that gives husbands control over wives
By Ryan Boswell – 1News – 13/06/2022
Gloriavale’s leadership is rewriting a controversial document that gives husbands complete control over their wives.
TVNZ’s Sunday programme has highlighted the pledge members make when they join the West Coast commune, which includes losing the right to say “no” to sex in marriage.
‘What We Believe’ was written by the late founder Hopeful Christian, who was convicted of sexual offending.
In a statement to 1News, Gloriavale leader Peter Righteous said the document is “way out of date and is being revised”.