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Installation of new Archbishop of Westminster to take place May 21

.- The new Primate of England and Wales, ArchbishopVincent Nichols, will be installed as the leader of the Archdiocese of Westminster on May 21 in London.

According to the SIR news agency, Queen Elizabeth, Prime Minister Gordon Brown, and the Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams (who heads the Anglican Church), have all been invited to the event. Some two thousand people are expected to attend.

Large TV screens will be set up outside the Cathedral for those unable to enter, and EWTN will broadcast the event live.

The newly installed archbishop will give the homily, while his predecessor, Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor and the Apostolic Nuncio, Archbishop Faustino Sainz Munoz, will deliver remarks at the end of the Mass.

After the reading of the Papal Decree by the Chancellor of the Diocese, Bishop John Arnold, the new archbishop will be installed and will receive the episcopal staff from Cardinal Murphy-O’Connor.

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