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Archbishop of York challenged over stance on gay marriage

Dr John Sentamu was challenged during a visit in Nottinghamshire Credit: PA Images

The Archbishop of York has been confronted by gay and lesbian rights protesters during an official visit. Dr John Sentamu was in Nottinghamshire, when campaigners questioned his stance against same-sex marriage. They carried placards supporting a gay priest, who says he suffered discrimination because he married his partner. Dr Sentamu said he could not comment on the case for legal reasons.

Archbishop of York visits Durham Diocese

Dr John Sentamu with pupils from Northern Saints primary school Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu has been visiting young people in the Diocese of Durham.

Dr John Sentamu with students at Sunderland College Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

He has been accompanied by the Bishop of Jarrow for the two day trip which includes meeting primary school pupils and college students.