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Archbishop of Canterbury leads prayers to ailing Kent high streets

The Archbishop of Canterbury has been in Kent on a tour of the Diocese of Rochester.

It's part of a two-day tour to see the work of the church, including the places where outreach workers are tackling today's problems. During a visit to Chatham High Street, the Most Reverend Justin Welby led prayers to ailing Kent high streets.

The archbishop led prayers on Chatham High Street

He also led a prayer session that was streamed on the Rochester Diocese's Facebook page.

As part of the tour, the Most Reverend Justin Welby visited a Sikh Gurdwara near Rochester.

As well as celebrating Kent's diverse communities, the visit was an opportunity to highlight the region's problems, as Tony Green found out.