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Bishop bailed on sex allegation

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr George Carey, has instructed the Bishop of Gloucester, the Rt Rev Peter Ball, to rest from his official duties after the bishop was arrested and released without charge on police bail when allegations of indecency were made against him by a young man believed to be a novice monk. A statement from his office, and one from Lambeth Palace, emphasised that the allegations had not been substantiated.