​The Right Reverend Justin Welby
 

​The Queen has approved the nomination of the Right Reverend Justin Welby for election as the 105th Archbishop of Canterbury.

He will succeed Dr Rowan Williams who is retiring at the end of December after ten years as Archbishop.

Bishop Welby, 56, is currently Bishop of Durham. He will be enthroned as Archbishop in Canterbury Cathedral on 21 March 2013.

For the full announcement, see www.archbishopofcanterbury.org/articles
 

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