Former senior bishop jailed for sexually abusing young men

A high-profile former bishop has been jailed for 32 months for a string of sexual offences against young men.

Peter Ball, the former Bishop of Lewes, said he was "very, very sorry" as he walked into the Old Bailey to be sentenced for the offences between 1977 and 1992.

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Bishop says he's "very sorry" for years of sexual abuse

An 83 year-old former Bishop of Lewes has said he's "very, very sorry" ahead of his sentencing for sexual offences against 18 young men.

Peter Ball committed the assaults over the course of 15 years stretching from the 1970s to 1990s.

There have been allegations that senior bishops within the Church of England helped cover up abuse allegations.

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