Behind The Headline Of Peter Ball’s Conviction Lies A Cover-Up


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Former Bishop Peter Ball was offered a caution by the CPS in an arrangement that the then Archbishop of Canterbury George Carey, now Lord Carey, was party to.

Surely, that raises important questions that deserve answers, not least, how many other such deals have the CPS made ?

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A former bishop has admitted sexually assaulting two young men in the 1980s and 1990s.

Peter Ball, 83, former Bishop of Lewes and Bishop of Gloucester, pleaded guilty to two counts of indecent assault at the Old Bailey.

He also admitted misconduct in a public office between 1977 and 1992.

Ball faced allegations of abusing boys and young men in Litlington, East Sussex, after a review by the Church of England in 2012 prompted police action.

He had failed in a bid to get his case thrown out on the word of…

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