Andrew Chandler is an historian who has written a biography of the late Bishop George Bell. When the Church of England investigated an allegation that the Bishop had abused a child some sixty years earlier they made an out of court settlement to the complainant. Andrew Chandler was dismayed in the way this was handled […]
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Bishop George Bell (1883 – 1958) is famed for being one of the first to speak out against the dangers Hitler posed in the 1930s and for saving many lives during these years by guaranteeing refugees from Germany. He was one of the few to condemn our government’s obliteration bombing of German cities during the […]
“Judge slams police after man cleared in rape trial” and “Bishop besmirched by the Church” were the front page headlines of The Times and The Daily Telegraph today. Liam Allan, a criminology student, according to the report in The Times was charged with six rapes and six sexual assaults. He was warned that he faced […]