Most Reverend Justin Welby outside the Houses of Parliament
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Archbishop of Canterbury condemns benefit changes

10 March 2013 Last updated at 20:02 GMT

The Archbishop of Canterbury has backed bishops who have written an open letter criticising government plans to change the benefits system.

The Most Reverend Justin Welby's move came after 43 bishops wrote to the Sunday Telegraph, saying the change would have a "deeply disproportionate" effect on children.

Robert Pigott reports.