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The Church of England gives us this Prayer for the new Archbishop of Canterbury.
Following the press conference to announce the new Archbishop this morning the following press reports have already appeared.
Madeleine Davies in the Church Times Welby confirmed as Williams’s successor
and Welby optimistic about Church: ‘The tide of events is turning’
Paul Handley in the Church Times On handling the press
Lizzy Davies in The Guardian Justin Welby confirmed as archbishop of Canterbury
and Justin Welby urges General Synod to vote to ordain women
and Clerical duties: what does the archbishop of Canterbury do?
Andrew Brown in The Guardian Justin Welby introduces himself with self-deprecation and a hint of steel
John Bingham in the Telegraph Justin Welby confirmed as next Archbishop of Canterbury
and New Archbishop Justin Welby pledges re-think on gay
and African leaders warn Welby: Anglican Church is ‘fractured’
Steve Doughty and Amanda Williams in the Mail Online Former oil industry executive the Rt Rev Justin Welby confirmed as next Archbishop of Canterbury quips ‘This is the best-kept secret since the last Cabinet reshuffle’
Channel 4 news Justin Welby named Archbishop of Canterbury
Liverpool Echo Justin Welby announced as new Archbishop of Canterbury
Liverpool Daily Post New Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Wilby upbeat over future of church
New York Times Alan Cowell and John F Burns Former Oil Executive Appointed Archbishop of Canterbury
Interview with the Archbishop-designate on BBC Radio Four’s World at One.
Robert Barr for Associated Press Ex-oilman Welby named archbishop of Canterbury
Trevor Grundy in the Washington Post New Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby inherits a divided Anglican Communion
A number of English dioceses have already responded to the announcement.
There are these other responses.
Chair of the Anglican Consultative Council, the Right Reverend James Tengatenga, Bishop of Malawi
Kenneth Kearon Secretary General of the Anglican Communion
Scottish Episcopal Church
UK Ambassador to the Holy See
WATCH (Women and the Church)
Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori
Archbishop Vincent Nichols
Church in Wales
David Pocklington at Law & Religion UK has Ten further questions for the new Archbishop of Canterbury.
Andrew Brown in The Guardian The new archbishop of Canterbury: money, sex and other headaches
Savi Hensman for Ekklesia Justin Welby: archbishop amidst fallen idols
Rocco Palmo at Whispers in the Loggia For Canterbury, Rerum Novarum
Paul Bickley at politics.co.uk Welby is well suited to walk a difficult path ahead
Giles Fraser in The Guardian As the CofE’s top man, Justin Welby must cope with our infantile projections