Dr Rowan Williams, 104th Archbishop of Canterbury, stepped down from the position on 31st December 2012. Justin Welby, Bishop of Durham, was named as his successor on 9th November 2012. Following the Confirmation of Election (4th February 2013), he becomes the Archbishop of Canterbury. On 21st March, his public ministry will be inaugurated at Canterbury Cathedral.
Prayers are requested for The Rt Rev Justin Welby as he prepares to become the 105th Archbishop of Canterbury.