(Church Times) Canterbury: a few to watch

Posted by Kendall Harmon

A key factor in the choice of Dr Williams’s successor is age. Prepara­tions for the 2018 Lambeth Confer­ence must start soon. Thus the next Archbishop will be expected to re­main in office for at least the next six years.

Dr Williams was appointed at the age of 51, and will have held office for a decade, as were his two pre­de­cessors. This time, however, there is no immediately outstanding candi­date among the younger generation of bishops. The Crown Nominations Commission might, therefore, choose a senior bishop to serve a shorter period.

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Posted March 23, 2012 at 6:46 am [Printer Friendly] [Print w/ comments]

1. evan miller wrote:

Of these, my choices would be Chartres, Sentamu, Welby, in that order, but I only know about Welby from what I read here.  I don’t see any of them rescuing either the COE or the Anglican Communion from the ravages of secularism, women’s ordination, and the homosexual agenda that threaten them.

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