The Archbishops of Canterbury and Westminster were present at the Enthronement of the new Archbishop of Southwark.
The newly installed Archbishop of Southwark leaves the cathedral
Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O'Connor
Shortly afterwards the new Archbishop of Southwark, vested in cope and mitre, walked along Westminster Bridge Road from Archbishop's House to be received at the cathedral's west door by the Papal Nuncio.
Also present was the Anglican Bishop of Southwark Tom Butler who was accompanied by the Bishop of Rochester and Dean of Southwark Colin Slee. The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Southwark embraces the Anglican Dioceses of Canterbury, Rochester and Southwark.
The Papal Nuncio in procession
Papal knights arrive at the cathedral
• The new Archbishop of Southwark will preach during Christmas Midnight Mass at the cathedral. The Mass will be broadcast live on BBC Radio 4.