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Cathedral chancellor faces sexual assault charge

Reverend Doctor Paul Overend has now been charged by South Wales Police with one offence against a woman between April and July 1997, the Crown Prosecution Service confirmed.

Reverend Overend is due to appear before Cardiff Magistrates Court on 4th December.

He was appointed as Canon Chancellor at Lincoln Cathedral in November 2017 to lead the cathedral's work of public theology and Christian education, he stepped down from his post in April after a police investigation was launched.

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