Bishop George Bell case: Lord Carlile to lead review

Bishop George Bell case: Lord Carlile to lead review
 

An independent review into how the Church of England handled the case of an ex-bishop accused of being a child abuser is to be led by Lord Carlile.
Last year the Church settled a civil claim over allegations of sexual abuse by the Bishop of Chichester, George Bell, in the late 1940s and early 1950s.
It apologised and paid compensation to a woman who said she was abused by him.
The review will look at how it handled the claims and the decision to settle.
'Neither damage nor salvage' The "lessons learnt review", commissioned by the Church of England's National Safeguarding Team, is... read more

 
23 November 2016 in Regional, Views: 61
Source: BBC
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