Carey taking two months off

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The Independent Online
The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr George Carey, has started a two-month sabbatical, it was disclosed last night.

He began his break on Saturday with a four-week trip to Washington DC in the hope of being able to "rest, read, reflect and pray; but it will not be a holiday," said a Lambeth Palace spokesman.

The remaining weeks of his sabbatical are to be spent at Lambeth Palace and there is a possibility that he may do some work on a book.