Cardinal Vincent Nichols, President of the Bishops’ Conference, has issued a statement on the resignation of the Rt Rev Kieran Conry, Bishop of Arundel and Brighton.
“This is a sad and painful moment.
“It makes clear that we are always a Church of sinners called to repentance and conversion and in need of God’s mercy.
“All involved in this situation are much in my prayers today.”
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