New Archbishop of Canterbury to join pilgrimage

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Hundreds of walkers prepare for pilgrimage Credit: ITV Meridian

Around 700 young people will participate in the Easter Monday Youth Pilgrimage, on its 40th anniversary. The new Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Revd Justin Welby, will join the service, the sixth Archbishop to have participated in the annual event.

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Young Christians will make their way across Kent to Canterbury Cathedral Credit: ITV Meridian

The pilgrimage will see young Christians make their way across Kent to Canterbury Cathedral for a special service at midday to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ.

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New Archbishop joins pilgrimage

About 700 young people are taking part in this year's Easter Monday Youth Pilgrimage, on its 40th anniversary.