Bishop of Durham confirmed as next Archbishop of Canterbury

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THE Bishop of Durham, the Rt Rev Justin Welby, will be the next Archbishop of Canterbury, Downing Street confirmed today.

The former oil industry executive becomes the 105th holder of the post, replacing Rowan Williams.

No 10 made the unusual move of announcing the appointment on social networking site Twitter stating: “Downing Street is pleased to announce the appointment of Justin Welby as the 105th Archbishop of Canterbury.”