Church of England Looks to Twitter for Leader

KIMIHIRO HOSHINO/AFP/Getty Images(LONDON) -- The Church of England has been around since the 1530s, but leaders are turning to a modern means of communication to choose its new leader.

The UK Telegraph reports the church is using the social networking site Twitter to reach out to people all over the world to get feedback on who would be best to lead the church into the future. The Crown Nominations Commission will take names until May and eventually winnow down a list of possible successors to Dr. Rowan Williams as the Archbishop of Canterbury.  

Williams announced earlier this month that he'll step down in December.

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