mercoledì 17 novembre 2021

Regno Unito
Justin Welby admits he was wrong to say there was a cloud over George Bell

(Harriet Sherwood, The Guardian)
The archbishop of Canterbury has apologised for saying there was a “significant cloud” over the name of one of the most venerated figures in the Church of England who was accused of sexual abuse. In a move that may end a protracted and acrimonious battle within the C of E over the reputation of George Bell, a bishop of Chichester and a leading 20th-century figure, Justin Welby issued a personal statement admitting his earlier position had been wrong. (...)