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Canterbury cathedral canons elect new Anglican leader

Catholic World News - January 11, 2013

The College of Canons of Canterbury Cathedral has unanimously voted to elect Bishop Justin Welby the next Archbishop of Canterbury.

The vote by the 35 cathedral canons will be presented to Queen Elizabeth II for final approval, with which Dr. Welby will formally become the worldwide leader of the Anglican communion.

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  • Posted by: TheJournalist64 - Jan. 11, 2013 8:14 PM ET USA

    A new captain for the new Titanic. God help them see the only way back is through Rome.

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