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Derby’s Dean quits suddenly

by Pat Ashworth

THE DEAN of Derby, the Very Revd Dr Martin Kitchen, has stood down from his post, after his departure five weeks ago on indefinite study leave. He has not yet resigned, but the Archdeacon of Derby, the Ven. Dr Christopher Cunliffe, described him on Monday as “actively searching for another sphere for his ministry”.

Dr Kitchen went to Derby from Durham, where he was Sub-Dean of the Cathedral from 1999 to 2005. He succeeded the Very Revd Michael Perham, who is ...

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