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Archbishop's Press Secretary to serve as Parish Priest

Wednesday 2nd April 2008

Lambeth Palace has announced that the Revd Jonathan Jennings, Press Secretary to the Archbishop of Canterbury since 2001, will leave in the summer to take up appointment as Priest in Charge at St Augustine's, Gillingham in the diocese of Rochester.

Mr Jennings, a former Press Officer for the diocese of Manchester, joined Lambeth Palace at the invitation of Dr Carey after six years at Church House, Westminster, as Head of Broadcasting.

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, paid tribute to his contribution to the work of the church:

"Jonathan has been a tower of strength to all at Lambeth, and we shall miss both his professional competence and his warmth and friendship".

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