New Archbishop of Wales announced

The new Archbishop of Wales has been chosen following a day of discussions.

The Bishop of Swansea & Brecon is the 13th Archbishop of Wales. Credit: David Jones/PA Archive/PA Images

The Rt Revd John Davies, Bishop of Swansea & Brecon, secured the necessary two-thirds of votes to be elected the 13th Archbishop of Wales.

He will succeed recently retired Dr Barry Morgan, who held the office for 14 years.

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Six serving Welsh diocesan bishops were in the running for the post, including two women.