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'Nothing transforms us more than prayer': Archbishop's pilgrimage day four - Cornwall

Monday 18th March 2013

The Archbishop of Canterbury said today he was "overwhelmed" by the support of Cornish people on the fourth day of his pilgrimage - and that "nothing transforms us more than prayer".

Archbishop Justin was visiting Cornwall on the fourth day of his journey in prayer, which concludes in Chichester tomorrow. 

Speaking at Lemon Quay after a performance by local school children, the Archbishop said the county faces “particular economic challenges” but he was “optimistic” for the future.

He added: "I'm quite overwhelmed. There's a big crowd. It's a huge privilege to be here."

The Archbishop announced he would spend return to Cornwall for a three-day visit in November, adding that he was looking forward to learning more about the area and work of the Church there.

Archbishop Justin will be enthroned at Canterbury Cathedral on Thursday 21st March.

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