The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby
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Archbishop of Canterbury defends faith schools

4 May 2014 Last updated at 07:52 BST

The Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, has defended the Church of England's role in educating children, insisting Anglican schools are consistently popular.

Speaking to the BBC, the archbishop also expressed support for the prime minister's view that Britain's underlying values were based on Christianity.

The BBC's Religious Affairs Correspondent Robert Pigott reports.