The Vicar of Baghdad has had his charitable work in the Middle East put on hold after claims he was involved in paying ransoms to buy back sex slaves from ISIS.

The British clergyman, 52, was suspended by his own charity, when the Charity Commission launched an investigation into a Facebook post he made last October.

Rev. Canon Andrew White, who runs the Foundation for Relief and Reconciliation in the Middle East, reportedly wrote on Facebook that the Foundation had done a ‘huge amount of work with the woman and girls who have been rescued as sex slaves’.

‘This is huge work that we have not been able to really speak much about,’ he said, the Times reports. CONTINUE READING