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The Rt Revd Peter Ball (83) was recently convicted of sexually abusing 18 teenaged boys & young men during his career in the CoE. He has been sentenced to 32 months imprisonment in OCT 2015. The Revd Graham Sawyer, the current vicar of St James, Briercliffe in Burnley, was one of the 18 victims of…(Read More)

Against the background of a government inquiry into dozens of instances of child sexual abuse by those in authority, the Church of England has released the report of an independent review of one case that was settled in the courts last year, but which continues to raise hard questions about the response of senior clerics…(Read More)