Archbishop Justin takes office

The Bishop of Durham, Justin Welby, has officially become the Archbishop of Canterbury in a service at St Paul's Cathedral.

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North East people to benefit from new Archbishop

The Bishop of Jarrow, the Rt. Reverend Mark Bryant, has been speaking about the appointment of the new Archbishop of Canterbury - the Rt. Reverend Justin Welby.

The Bishop of Jarrow believes that people in the region are fortunate that a man who knows the reality of difficult lives, and about life in the North East, has taken office as the next Archbishop of Canterbury.

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