Law and religion roundup – 14th January

The week in which the Revd Ms Vennells sent back her CBE…

… however, as the BBC notes, “[t]he only person who can strip someone of an honour is King Charles. People can indicate they would like to renounce their honour, as Ms Vennells has now done – but doing so has no formal effect. Until the King is advised by the Forfeiture Committee and acts on its advice, Ms Vennells will continue to hold her CBE”. It was also the week in which it was alleged by the media that Ms Vennells had been shortlisted for Bishop of London.

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