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Funeral for Blair's former priest

The funeral of one of County Durham's best-loved characters Father John Caden takes place in Sedgefield.

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Funeral of one of County Durham's best-loved characters

Father John Caden Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

The funeral is taking place today of a long-serving priest who baptised all four of Tony Blair's children. Father John Caden, who was known as Father Jack, died last month at the age of 90. He had been a Priest for 65 years.

Father Caden counted many stars among his friends even buying President George Bush a drink when he visited Sedgefield in 2003.

Pictures of close friends Tony and Cherie Blair adorned Father John Caden's walls Credit: ITV

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