David Cameron has congratulated the Rt Rev Justin Welby on his appointment as the next Archbishop of Canterbury.
The Prime Minister added that he thought the Bishop of Durham's previous work in business was a "great strength".
A new chapter in the history of the Church of England began today as Justin Welby was anointed leader of the divided congregation.
The Bishop of Durham will be officially unveiled as the new Archbishop of Canterbury today.
Justin Welby was working as an oil executive when he "heard God calling". He is now expected to be the next Archbishop of Canterbury.