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Shoppers surprise at bumping into the Archbishop of Canterbury

The Archbishop will spend another two days here carrying out a variety of visits. Credit: ITV News Anglia

It's not everyday you see The Archbishop of Canterbury touring Peterborough's Queensgate Centre.

However this was the Archbishop's first visit during a three day stay in the Diocese of Peterborough. A chance to meet ordinary parishioners...but also to discuss charitable work, in his first official visit to the diocese.

Shoppers took it in their stride when they saw the Archbishop. Credit: ITV News Anglia

Dr Welby has spoken often on subjects like poverty, inequality and social injustice. So during his first day he also visited the Light Project, the homeless charity which is based in the cathedral grounds, to meet some of those benefitting from its work.

During his first day he popped into see a homeless charity. Credit: ITV News Anglia