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Diocesan Registrar named Times Lawyer of the Week

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This is a text-only version of an article first published on Monday, 10 June 2013. Information shown on this page may no longer be current.

CONGRATULATIONS to our Diocesan Registrar the Revd Canon John Rees who was named Times Lawyer of the Week shortly before playing a major role in the enthronement of Justin Welby as Archbishop of Canterbury.

John, who is legal adviser to the Archbishop of Canterbury, was quoted in the accompanying article saying that Jesus of Nazareth was the most influential person in his life.

He said: "In three years, he cut through centuries of legalism that had encrusted itself round the basic commandments to love God and to love one's neighbour.

When laws lose sight of their underlying purpose they become dangerous. " ;

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