The Bishop of Durham, the Right Reverend Justin Welby, will officially become the Archbishop of Canterbury at a ceremony, known as the ‘Confirmation of Election’, which will take place in the context of an act of worship in St Paul's Cathedral on Monday 4th February.
The ceremony forms part of the legal process by which the appointment of the new Archbishop of Canterbury is put into effect. It will be presided over by the Archbishop of York with the assistance of the Bishops of London, Winchester, Salisbury, Worcester, Rochester, Lincoln, Leicester and Norwich. All have been commissioned for this purpose by Her Majesty The Queen – who is the ‘Supreme Governor’ of the Church of England.
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Posted February 4, 2013 at 6:15 am
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