archbishop of york

  • March 28, 2009

    Anglican Archbishop of York Dr John Sentamu has called on leaders of the G20 nations gathering in London for their conference next week to increase their commitment to conflict prevention.

  • February 13, 2009

    Archbishop of York Dr John Sentamu has told the General Synod of the Church of England that the real significance of the world financial crisis and economic downturn is its impact on the poor and vulnerable.

  • January 14, 2009

    The Archbishop of York has called for a new vision of Britain which does not see immigrants as ‘guests in a hotel’, but as full participants in society with the same rights and responsibilities as everyone else.

  • December 7, 2008

    The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, believes that Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe should now be forced out of office, with the country's cholera outbreak being the final straw with the tyrannical regime.

  • September 12, 2008
  • September 12, 2008

    The Archbishop of York has called on the Government to give fuller recognition to the work carried out by faith groups in delivering social services and has dismissed those concerned about equalities and other issues.

  • June 23, 2008

    Church leaders and anti-gun charities have paid tribute to Ms Pat Regan, a mother who became a prominent campaigner against violence after she lost her son in what was dubbed 'an underworld style shooting' in 2002.

  • May 27, 2008

    The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, will jump out of an aeroplane today to raise money for the families of soldiers killed or injured in Afghanistan. The Archbishop was one of the most prominent opponents of the war in Iraq.

  • December 9, 2007

    In a typically colourful live television gesture, Archbishop of York Dr John Sentamu cut up his clerical collar and has said that he will not wear one again until Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has been removed from power.

  • October 29, 2007

    Yorkshire, the English county famous for cricket, the War of the Roses and a Monty Python sketch where a group of men compete for the worst story about childhood deprivation, has taken Britain's first black archbishop to heart - voting him Man of the Year.