Wednesday, 4 April 2007

Bishop faces gay claim tribunal

An Anglican bishop is expected to appear before an employment tribunal in Cardiff, accused of refusing to employ a man because of his sexuality.

John Reaney, 41, from Llandudno, Conwy, claims he was refused a job as a youth worker because he is gay.

He says the Bishop of Hereford, the Rt Revd Anthony Priddis asked him "humiliating" personal questions after an initial interview.

The Diocese of Hereford says the Bishop denies any unlawful discrimination. Read more

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