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Diocese of Durham

The Archbishop visited the Diocese of Durham in April 2013. Highlights of this two-day visit include a keynote address about local democracy at a civic diner in Sunderland, a special visit to a Durham Prison looking at the work of the Prison Chaplain, a visit to a newly formed Church of England primary school in Redhouse Sunderland; a service at Sunderland Minster and meeting with an asylum seekers group in Stockton. (Pictures courtesy of Keith Blundy)