THE LEADER of the Church of England is to come to Nuneaton to worship and meet the people as part of a three day tour.
Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, is to arrive in the region at the end of next week when he undertakes a special visit to the Diocese of Coventry.
The exact location where the head of the 85 million strong Anglican Communion will go is being kept under wraps for now.
However the Nuneaton News has discovered that he will be calling in to Arley on Friday, May 25 to hear and engage with a wide range of representatives including younger church leaders.
His Grace, who was appointed the 104th Archbishop of Canterbury in 2002, will then attend a yet-to-be revealed Nuneaton school on the Saturday for a discussion with a dozen headteachers.
This will be followed by an act of worship surrounded by school children and parents.
The coup for the area has come about due to a celebration to mark the 50th anniversary of Coventry Cathedral.
The highlight of the weekend will be a multi-cultural event entitled ‘Coventry welcomes Canterbury’.
Religious leaders from a number of faiths will celebrate and give testimony about communities living out a legacy of peace and reconciliation.