birminghammail.co.uk The leader of the Church of England told Birmingham pupils how he has “a lot of gay friends” when they quizzed him during a trip to their school. Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby was asked about his views on gay marriage and homosexuals working in the church by sixth form students at St Alban’s Academy in Highgate. “Marriage is between one man and one woman for life and sexual activity should be confined to marriage, that’s in the Church of England’s laws” he said. “I’m equally aware I have a lot of gay friends and I know gay clergy and they are doing incredible work.”
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