The College Of Canons Of Canterbury Cathedral Meet To Formally Elect The 105th Archbishop Of Canterbury


The Very Reverend Dr Robert Willis speaks during the formal election... News PhotoArchbishop of Canterbury,Canterbury - England,Democracy,Election,England,Formalwear,Horizontal,Human Interest,Justin Welby,New,Religion,Talking,UKPhotographer Collection: Getty Images News 2013 Getty ImagesCANTERBURY, ENGLAND - JANUARY 10: The Very Reverend Dr Robert Willis (centre rear) speaks during the formal election of Justin Welby as the new Archbishop of Canterbury, on January 10, 2013 in Canterbury, England. The College of Canons met today inside the 14th century Chapter House at Canterbury Cathedral to elect the new Archbishop after receiving the 'Conge d' Elire' and 'Letter Missive' from the Crown authorising the election to take place. Welby, currently the Bishop of Durham, will take over from Dr Rowan Williams, the 104th Archbishop of Canterbury, who stepped down from the position on December 31, 2012. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)