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Former canon given four-year sentence

Madeleine Davies

by Madeleine Davies

Posted: 23 Nov 2012 @ 01:12

A FORMER Canon of Carlisle Cathedral has been sentenced to four years' imprisonment for sexual offences committed between 1983 and 1991.

Mr Justice Singh sentenced the Revd Ronald Johns on Monday at Carlisle Crown Court. Mr Johns had pleaded guilty to a total of ten sexual offences against three teenaged boys, which took place when he was Vicar of Borrowdale and a Canon of Carlisle Cathedral ( News, 5 ...

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