will give a reasonable account of the story in Jersey, with the exception that the abuse is neither ritualistic nor satanic. What it was was systemic and international.
The brethren contains a subgroup of people who are starting to feel uncomfortable with the proximity of the law, and that is why the issue is being trated as damage control.
The Duke of Kent is the patron of ALL the British masons and a "friend" of all the upper crust who will support the crown.
The persecutions were propagated to the main British universities and involved intimidating people abroad. The acts of international terrorism were hiden.
The Dukes were well informed about the situation and helped conceal the facts for the sake of the establishment and the cover up of aristocratic involvement.