Bisbee, Arizona — Adams abuse case

Bisbee, Arizona — Adams abuse case

Question: Did the Church intentionally cover up the ongoing abuse of MJ Adams of Bisbee, Arizona?

On August 4, 2022, investigative journalist Michael Rezendes published a story with the Associated Press covering a case of child sex abuse in Bisbee, Arizona involving a Latter-day Saint father and two of his female children.[1]

The story became widely popular overnight. Discussion and debate about the article was widespread. There have been numerous questions that have arisen because of the case and specifically The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ role in the case.

Complilation of Resources (Organized by Date of Publication)


  1. Michael Rezendes, “Seven years of sex abuse: How Mormon officials let it happen,” AP News, August 4, 2022; Michael Rezendes, "4 takeaways from AP’s Mormon church sex abuse investigation," AP News, August 4, 2022.