St Paul’s Cathedral Dean Resigns on Protest Criticism

St Paul’s Cathedral’s Dean, Graeme Knowles, said he will resign from this afternoon, following criticism over the church’s handling of protestors camped outside.

“The past fortnight has been a testing time for the Chapter and for me personally,” he said in a statement on the church’s website today. “It has become increasingly clear to me that, as criticism of the cathedral has mounted in the press, media and in public opinion, my position as Dean of St Paul’s was becoming untenable.

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