Archbishop of Canterbury to take sabbatical for 'spiritual renewal'
Lambeth Palace says Justin Welby will study concept of reconciliation during time off
The archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, will take a three-month sabbatical next year for “reflection, prayer, and spiritual renewal”, Lambeth Palace has said.
During his absence next summer, Stephen Cottrell, the archbishop of York and currently number two in the Church of England hierarchy, will step up to lead the church. Sarah Mullally, the bishop of London and the third most senior bishop, will assist.Continue reading...