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Justin Welby: An Archbishop Who Could Do the Business

posted on November 9, 2012

For The Guardian, Andrew Brown and Lizzy Davies profile the rise of Justin Welby, who is expected to be appointed the new Archbishop of Canterbury. Despite his background in business, Welby, a former oil trader, has managed to cultivate neither enemies nor critics, a result of his “sincerity” and “honesty,” qualities that will help him deal with the church’s problems. Brown and Davies write, “Perhaps the real benefit of Welby’s business background will be that he is more easily able to concentrate on his own agenda amid the distractions of the world than his unworldly predecessor ever proved.” 

Read at The Guardian