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Bishop of Lincoln is suspended from office by Archbishop of Canterbury


The Bishop of Lincoln has been suspended from office by the Archbishop of Canterbury in relation to a safeguarding children inquiry. He added that should the 'matters be proven', the bishop would present 'a significant risk of harm by not adequately safeguarding children and vulnerable people'. Lincolnshire Police and the Lincoln Diocese investigated 25 people over alleged abuse from a list of 53 names which were passed to officers, with three cases leading to convictions. The Queen walks alongside the Bishop of Lincoln in 2014The programme also claimed two former Lincoln Diocese bishops were made aware of abuse concerns at the time but failed to act. The Bishop of Lincoln said: 'I am bewildered by the suspension and will fully cooperate in this matter.


Source: Daily Mail May 16, 2019 15:25 UTC



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