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Archbishop: church ‘shabby and shambolic’ in abuse case

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C of E’s John Sentamu admits lack of support for victim but denies personal mistakesThe archbishop of York has admitted the Church of England’s treatment of a vicar who was raped as a teenager by another cleric was “shabby and shambolic” but denied he had made personal mistakes in the case.John Sentamu told the independent inquiry into child sexual abuse that more support should have been given by the church to the Rev Matthew Ineson when he told of his abuse. The archbishop accepted an earlier description by the bishop of Bath and Wells that Ineson’s treatment was “shabby and shambolic”. Continue reading…

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Author : Harriet Sherwood Religion correspondent

Publish date : 2019-07-10 17:23:54

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