Archbishopric of Canterbury: Chair of Crown Nominations Commission appointed

Posted by Kendall Harmon

he Prime Minister has appointed the Rt Hon the Lord Luce KG, GCVO to be Chairman of the Crown Nominations Commission for its selection of the next Archbishop of Canterbury to succeed the Most Reverend and Rt Hon Rowan Williams. Dr Williams has announced that he will stand down on 31 December 2012.

Commenting on his appointment, Lord Luce said:" It is a great privilege to have been invited by the Prime Minister to chair the Crown Nominations Commission for the selection of the next Archbishop of Canterbury. I approach the task with humility and a strong sense of the responsibility that I and my colleagues on the Commission share...."

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Posted April 26, 2012 at 7:00 am [Printer Friendly] [Print w/ comments]

1. MichaelA wrote:

This sounds like a positive appointment.

He will at least be aware of the implications for CofE and British foreign policy generally if CofE keeps alienating influential Anglican leaders in Commonwealth countries.  And he has had a long association with the royal household, which right at this moment is not a bad thing.

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