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This is an archived website containing material relating to Dr Rowan Williams’ time as Archbishop of Canterbury, which ended on 31st December 2012

Speaking about our solemn duty and opportunity to reflect today on the centenary of the First World War on BBC Radio York on Monday 4 August, the Archbishop also will be praying for conflict resolution ...Read more here

Churches across the country will be holding services and events to mark the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War on Monday 4th August 1914. ...Read more here

The Archbishop of York has published three prayers for the people Mosul, highlighting the common suffering of both Christians and Muslims in Iraq. His prayers follow:
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The Archbishop has compiled a book 'John Sentamu's Hope Stories' featuring 20 inspiring stories  - published this autumn!

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