Speaking publicly for the first time since his appointment as the next Archbishop of Canterbury was confirmed, the Rt Rev Justin Welby began with a prayer followed by a joke, which appeared to only raise one laugh.
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.