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Church leader selection begins

Members of a group responsible for senior Church of England appointments begin a three-day meeting today to decide who should succeed Dr Rowan Williams as Archbishop of Canterbury. The Crown Nominations Commission is meeting at a secret location.

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Church to begin three-day meeting to choose new Archbishop

Senior church officials will today begin a key three-day meeting today to decide who should succeed Dr Rowan Williams as Archbishop of Canterbury.

Dr Williams, 61, is stepping down after ten years to take on a new role of Master of Magdalene College at Cambridge University.

Dr Williams was appointed the 104th Archbishop of Canterbury in 2002. Credit: REUTERS/Max Rossi

The Crown Nominations Commission will carry out its deliberations at a secret location.

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