Roger Herft, former Newcastle Anglican bishop and archbishop of Perth, to be expelled from church over mishandling of child abuse allegations

Ian Kirkwood
By Ian Kirkwood
Updated December 13 2021 - 7:48am, first published 6:00am
Former Newcastle bishop Roger Herft to be expelled by Anglicans

THE former bishop of Newcastle, Roger Herft, is to be expelled from the Anglican Church after an internal inquiry found he was "unfit to remain in Holy Orders and that he should be deposed".

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Ian Kirkwood

Ian Kirkwood

Journalist

Reporting journalist at the Newcastle Herald since 1987. Editorial writer, general reporter, industrial relations, industry and coal.