Roundup: Archbishop of Canterbury

Roundup: Archbishop of Canterbury

Awesome responsibility

Congratulatory letter from WCC General Secretary.

Announcement of the 105th Archbishop of Canterbury

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

Can companies sin?

Archbishop Welby is an evangelical — a Bible Anglican — which would suggest he is more in the theological mould of former archbishop of Canterbury, George Carey, than Rowan Williams, whom Welby replaces.

Justin Welby

Archbishop amid fallen idols.

Canterbury to become a fully-fledged See of Twitter

For the first time in history, the announcement of who would succeed to the See of Canterbury was seen first on twitter (via the @Number10press office), before the formal Downing Street and Lambeth announcements of the archbishop elect.

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