Prince Charles to attend enthronement of Archbishop of Canterbury

Religious leaders from across the globe will join royalty and senior politicians today for the enthronement of the Archbishop of Canterbury.

The Prince of Wales will attend the enthronement of Justin Welby as the Archbishop of Canterbury later today
The Prince of Wales will attend the enthronement of Justin Welby as the Archbishop of Canterbury later today Credit: Chris Jackson/PA Wire

Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall as well as Prime Minister David Cameron will be among around 2,000 people attending the ceremony.

Those also in the congregation will include representatives of major world religions including Muslims, Jews and Sikhs and senior figures from the Roman Catholic and orthodox churches.

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Welby enthroned as Archbishop

The former Bishop of Durham Justin Welby has been enthroned as the 105th Archbishop of Canterbury. David Cameron, the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall attended the ceremony.