Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, resigns

Archbishop Rowan Williams
Archbishop Rowan Williams Credit: Reuters

Archbishop Rowan Williams will be stepping down from the office of Archbishop of Canterbury at the end of December 2012.

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Archbishop of Canterbury quits

Rowan Williams has announced he is stepping down as the Archbishop of Canterbury at the end of the year. He has accepted the position of Master of Magdalene College at Cambridge University to start in January.