Archbishop visits the car park where Richard III's remains were found

Archbishop of Canterbury asked questions about the removal of King Richard III's remains. Credit: ITV News Central

The Archbishop of Canterbury, The Most Revd Justin Welby, has today visited the car park in Leicester where the remains of King Richard III were dug up in September last year.

The Archbishop was joined by the Mayor of Leicester, Sir Peter Soulsby, and the Bishop of Leicester, Tim Stevens.

The visit to Leicester was organised by faith leaders following the death of Drummer Lee Rigby.


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