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Thursday, March 21, 2013

Media Roundup: Enthronement of 105th Archbishop of Canterbury


Enthronement of the Archbishop of Canterbury

Justin Welby was enthroned as Archbishop of Canterbury and Primate of All England this afternoon.

Articles looking ahead to the enthronement
The Archbishop’s website published this on Tuesday: What happens when an Archbishop is enthroned?

Robert Piggott for the BBC How new the Archbishop of Canterbury will be enthroned
Order of Service

A recording of the service is available to UK viewers on the BBC iPlayer for the next seven days.

Text of the Archbishop’s sermon

Reports of the enthronement
The Anglican Communion News Service has these Photographs from the Enthronement.
BBC Justin Welby is enthroned as Archbishop of Canterbury [includes video highlights]

Paul Handley, Ed Thornton and Rachel Boulding in the Church Times Dancing welcome for Archbishop Welby

John Bingham in the Telegraph Justin Welby enthroned as 105th Archbishop of Canterbury

Sam Jones and agency in The Guardian Justin Welby enthroned as archbishop of Canterbury

Liz Dodd in The Tablet Welby enthroned as 105th Archbishop of Canterbury

Cheryl Mullin in the Liverpool Echo Justin Welby is enthroned as Archbishop of Canterbury [includes photographs]

Matthew Davies at Episcopal News Service Archbishop of Canterbury enthroned in ancient splendor [includes video]Video: Designer Juliet Hemingray on the archbishop’s vestments
For comparison, here are highlights of the enthronement of Geoffrey Fisher in 1945.

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