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Bishop Tom to Retire

7 Sep 2009

Diocesan Director of Communications

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The Rt Rev Dr Tom Butler, the 9th Bishop of Southwark, has announced today that he intends to retire as Bishop of Southwark on Friday 5 March 2010, when he reaches the statutory retirement age of seventy.