Anglican Church worldwide head announces his resignation

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Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams

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London, – British wires are buzzing following the sudden announcement that a worldwide figure in the Anglican community is stepping down.

Reports reaching Bahamas Press confirms Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams, head of the 85 million-member worldwide Anglican Communion, announced Friday he will step down from his post at the end of the year.

Williams has been Archbishop of Canterbury, the top role in the Church of England, for 10 years.

He has accepted the position of master of Magdalene College at Cambridge University, starting in January, a statement on his website said.

Williams said: “It has been an immense privilege to serve as archbishop of Canterbury over the past decade, and moving on has not been an easy decision.”

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