The brazilian ”medium” and ”healer” João Teixeira de Faria has attracted large amounts of hopefuls to his ”clinic” in Brazil for over 60 years. Now he stands accused of a couple of hundred women in order to have förgripit on them during their treatments. Four of the women come from the USA, three from Australia and three from different european countries.
On Friday, he was charged for four cases of rape and sexual assault, writes the news agency Reuters.
accusing John of god, João de Deus, for an assault, is a woman who, through his lawyer Marcos Pagliaro tells the brazilian newspaper O’Globo how she visited the healer twenty times, but then always in the company of others.
the Woman had received a diagnosis of cancer.
When she met the healer alone, she says that he begin to take in her in such a way that she asked him to stop. Although it tried to John of god to convince the woman that what he did was a part of the treatment, and something she must put up with to get rid of his cancer, " says the lawyer to the newspaper.
she was propped up against a wall and the healer pressed her body against her in a humiliating way. When she tried to get out from the locked room shouted the healer:
”you don't Want to be healed? You want that disease coming back!”
A friend who was waiting outside, have testified how she heard what happened inside the room.
Self denying João Teixeira de Faria all the allegations.