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Sex offences vicar sentenced

A former Cannon of Carlisle is to be sentenced at Carlisle Crown court for sex offences dating back 20 years. 75 year old Ronald Johns pleaded guilty to assaulting three teenage boys between 1983 and 1991.

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Full Report: Vicar sentenced for sex offences

A former Canon at Carlisle Cathedral has been sent to prison for four years after admitting sexual offences against teenage boys. Ron Jons, who's now 75, carried out the offences between 1983 and 1991.

The Church of England has apologised for not reporting the matter to the police when the allegations were brought to the attention of the then Bishop of Carlisle almost 20 years ago.

You can watch the full report from Tim Backshall below.

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