In a statement, they said that special prayers will be said this weekend throughout the Archdiocese of Glasgow for the Archbishop
He will also receive the Crozier, the sign of a Bishop's office and ministry, by his predecessor, Archbishop
Emeritus Patrick Kelly.
(The Anglican Communion is served by four "instruments of communion": the Archbishop
of Canterbury, the Lambeth Conference of bishops, Primates Meetings and the Anglican Consultative Council.)
Courtney was an experienced papal diplomat and represented the Holy See in South Africa, Cuba, Egypt and many other countries.
The surprise here -- the joker in the pack -- is Vinko Puljic, 49, archbishop
The Most Rev Patrick Kelly spent 17 years as archbishop
and continued to forge closer links between the city's Catholic and Anglican communities.
They also discussed Archbishop
Williams' visit last spring to the Canadian house of bishops.
In the meantime, auxiliary bishop Tom Williams will stand in for the Archbishop
, along with retired auxiliary bishop Vincent Malone.
Adding to the unnatural burdens on kids is a phenomenon called "the new family," which in turn raises the question Archbishop
Williams was indirectly asking: who is parenthood for?
After Bishop Jefferts Schori was elected at the Episcopal Church's General Convention last June, the dissenting dioceses asked the Archbishop
of Canterbury for "alternative primatial oversight." In response, Archbishop
Rowan Williams proposed that a number of bishops from the Episcopal Church meet to explore a way forward.
* Slovenian Archbishop
Franc Rode, C.M., 71, prefect of the Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life;
Dean Wall also announced that the Archbishop
of York, John Sentamu, will preach at the installation ceremony for the new primate, who will be elected by General Synod members during the meeting, scheduled for June 19 to 25.