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Who will replace Dr Rowan Williams as Archbishop?

The Archbishop of Canterbury has said he chose to resign in December because, after 10 years in the role, it was the" proper time" to review his options.

Dr Rowan Williams, 61 said he was also aware that the Anglican Church faced several "watershed" moments this year.

And he said his successor would need the "constitution of an ox and the skin of a rhinoceros" to deal with them.

The BBC's Robert Pigott reports.

  • 17 Mar 2012
  • From the section UK
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