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In North Texas, we awoke to official announcements that a new Archbishop of Canterbury had been appointed. The Rt. Rev. Justin Welby, aged 56, currently Bishop of Durham, will succeed Dr. Rowan Williams. Bishop Welby will be installed as Archbishop of Canterbury in Canterbury Cathedral on 21st March 2013.

There are many press announcements, but a few to read are:

The Church of England official announcement of the 105th Archbishop of Canterbury

The office of the Archbishop of Canterbury’s announcement, which has Bishop Welby’s opening statements in text, video, and audio

ENS: Durham Bishop Justin Welby named 105th archbishop of Canterbury

Media release from the presiding bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori through the Episcopal Church office of Public Affairs