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Anglican prelate arrested on sexual abuse charges

Catholic World News - November 14, 2012

A retired Anglican bishop has been arrested on charges of abusing eight adolescent males in the 1980s.

Bishop Peter Ball, now 80, served as bishop of Lewes from 1977 to 1992 and bishop of Gloucester from 1992 to 1993.

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  • Posted by: Don Vicente - Nov. 14, 2012 11:42 AM ET USA

    The story is very upsetting: a culture of abuse seems to have reigned in this Anglican diocese. But, just a minute, I thought that abuse was caused by frustrated celibate clergy... Don't seem to be too many of them in the Anglican clergy of Chichester.

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