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LGBT+ group wants Franklin Graham's Sheffield visit cancelled

LGBT+ leaders have called for a visit to Sheffield by an American evangelist to be cancelled claiming he promotes homophobic views.

Franklin Graham is due to appear at Sheffield Arena in June as part of an eight-city tour of the UK, which is not open to the public.

Mr Graham, the son of the late preacher Billy Graham, has said he believes gay marriage is a "sin".

Sheffield City Trust, which runs the venue, does "not endorse the views".

Mr Graham said: "I'm not coming to Sheffield to preach against anyone