Vicar resigns

A VICAR from Yatton who decided to take a course in becoming a white witch has resigned from his day job.

A VICAR from Yatton who decided to take a course in becoming a white witch has resigned from his day job.

The Weston & Somerset Mercury revealed last week how Reverend Chris Horseman of Westaway Park, has begun his training to become a white witch, whose supposed magic is designed to do good or counteract evil.

However, the well-known village figure had an interview with the Bishop of Bath and Wells, the Right Reverend Peter Price last week and then gave up his licence to officiate at church services as a Church of England priest.

Rev Horseman, who had been a vicar in Yatton for more than 15 years, worked from home most recently.


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Diocese communications officer Rev Preb John Andrews, said: "Mr Horseman agreed his activities as a ceremonialist were incompatible with his Anglican Orders.

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