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Church set to make abuse apology

The Church of England is expected to make a formal apology for past child abuse by Anglican priests, and its own "serious failure" to prevent it.

The Church of England is expected to make a formal apology for past child abuse by Anglican priests, and its own "serious failure" to prevent it.

The ruling General Synod, meeting in York, will debate a report about abuse in the Chichester Diocese.

Members will be asked to back an earlier apology issued by the Archbishops of Canterbury and York.

Andrew Verity reports.

  • 07 Jul
  • From the section UK