(BBC) The Bishop of Norwich ‘prays not to be Archbishop of Canterbury’

Posted by Kendall Harmon

The Bishop of Norwich has told the BBC he is "hoping and praying" that God does not choose him as the next Archbishop of Canterbury.

Church officials are preparing to make a final decision on who should be the new Archbishop.

Dr Rowan Williams is due to retire in December.

The Rt Rev Graham James, 61, said the role carried "lots of expectation but relatively little power" and was "probably a job for a younger man".

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Filed under: * Anglican - EpiscopalArchbishop of Canterbury --Rowan WilliamsAnglican ProvincesChurch of England (CoE)CoE Bishops* Culture-WatchReligion & Culture* International News & CommentaryEngland / UK

3 Comments
Posted September 27, 2012 at 6:30 am [Printer Friendly] [Print w/ comments]



1. CharlietheCook wrote:

I just pray that the next ABC is not a jellyfish.

September 27, 7:46 am | [comment link]
2. Cennydd13 wrote:

It looks like +James has removed himself from consideration.

September 27, 9:49 am | [comment link]
3. rugbyplayingpriest wrote:

Oh please….

September 27, 6:26 pm | [comment link]
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