Sadness in Southwark at passing of Canon Richard Hearn

It is with great sadness that the Archdiocese of Southwark has announced the death of Canon Richard Hearn, Dean of St George’s Cathedral, Vicar General and Moderator of the Curia, who died in the early evening of Thursday 7th October 2021.

“His passing is a great loss to all in the Archdiocese of Southwark, where he was much respected and loved,” the archdiocese said a statement.

“We give thanks for his selfless service as a priest, and in particular, for his dedication to our diocesan and Cathedral communities.”