Category - archbishop of york

  • October 26, 2007

    Anglican Archbishop of York Dr John Sentamu has presented two vases to both Houses of Parliament, marking the 200th anniversary of the abolition of the transatlantic slave trade.

  • October 21, 2007

    With shoppers about to be deluged by a flood of pre-Christmas consumer messages, an unusual tree decoration is being promoted by an ornament company in York - a bauble featuring the face of their local Anglican Archbishop.

  • October 17, 2007

    Archbishop of York Dr John Sentamu has been welcomed in the Caribbean as representing "a new sense of communion to Anglicanism" in its diversity. In Barbados he has spoken of economic sharing as a key characteristic of Christian life.

  • August 9, 2007

    Dr John Sentamu, the Archbishop of York, has announced that he is to send every MP in the country some summer reflection material: The 100-Minute Bible and a guide to slowing down written by the Anglican Bishop of Reading.

  • July 27, 2007

    A Church Urban Fund (CUF) Disaster Relief appeal has been established to provide help to those devastated by the recent floods across England. It was launched yesterda by Archbishop of York Dr John Sentamu.

  • July 16, 2007

    Dr John Sentamu, the Anglican Archbishop of York, has launched an appeal fund for farmers hit by recent floods in England - following his high profile visits to some of the communities involved.

  • July 4, 2007

    The Archbishop of York pounded an African drum to celebrate the release of the BBC's Alan Johnston from captivity in Gaza today. Now Hamas wants recognition for its Palestinian authority. And many non-Westerners remain in prison.

  • May 13, 2007

    The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, has gone on al-Jazeera to appeal the release of BBC journalist Alan Johnston, whose kidnap in Gaza has been denounced by the Iranian government and galvanised media freedom activists.

  • May 2, 2007

    The Archbishop of York, has placed an advert in his local newspaper urging voters to come out against racism and the far-right British National Party in Thursday's English local elections.

  • April 27, 2007

    The uncomfortable fact is that the church's Christendom ('Christian country') assumptions put it into the position of arguing the same political point about national identity as the BNP. A different way forward is needed.