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Welsh born Archbishop's last day

Archbishop's last day Credit: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire/Press Association Images

The Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams is spending his last day in the job. He's spent ten years leading the Church of England. The 62 year old, who was born in Swansea, is the 104th man to hold the role.

He leaves the Church of England battling to resolve long-running negotiations over the introduction of women bishops after legislation to introduce the first female bishops was defeated last month at the General Synod.

He'll now take up the posts of Master of Magdalene College Cambridge and chairman of the board of trustees of Christian Aid, the international development agency.