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Archbishop prays at Truro Cathedral

Right Reverend Justin Welby will be enthroned on March 21st Photo: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

The new Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby was in Cornwall today, just four days before his enthronement. The main focus was what he called 'a journey of prayer' in Truro Cathedral, one of five cathedrals he has visited since his appointment.

He spent a couple of hours praying at Truro Cathedral Credit: PA images

He said it was important for the church to focus on issues which affected people in everyday life ,particularly those less well-off - even if it brought it into conflict with the Government. Watch our Cornwall correspondent Steve Hardy's report.