Source:  Christian Today

February 4, 2012

The Bishop of Durham has officially become the Archbishop of Canterbury at a ceremony today.

The Confirmation of Election took place in St Paul’s Cathedral and forms part of the legal process bringing the Right Reverend Justin Welby’s appointment as Archbishop into effect.

The ceremony was overseen by the Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu.

Also present were the Bishops of London, Winchester, Salisbury, Worcester, Rochester, Lincoln, Leicester and Norwich.

The ceremony confirms Bishop Welby’s appointment by the Dean and Canons of Canterbury Cathedral with the wider Church of England.

The Diocese of Canterbury is largely overseen by the Bishop of Dover, while the Archbishop of Canterbury’s primary concern is with the ‘Province’ of Canterbury, consisting of the 29 dioceses in the South of England and the Diocese of Europe. . .

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