It isn’t just dodgy Catholic priests that have diddled kids, seems the Anglican clergy were in it donkey deep too.
Church of England files dating back more than 60 years are to be reopened in search of evidence of child abuse by clergy who have since died.
The Archbishop of York, the Most Rev John Sentamu, ordered the review as he acknowledged that previous inquiries could have missed important evidence because only files relating to those still living were examined.
It comes after an independent inquiry, overseen by Judge Sally Cahill QC, into the Church’s handling of evidence that the late Robert Waddington, a former Dean of Manchester, abused choirboys and school pupils, got under way. Read more »