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Press releases

April 2015

Sporting Bishop Tony Takes On New National Role
Monday 13 April 2015
A Bishop who once played hockey for England Schoolboys will be commissioned by the Archbishop of York…

Free Study Guide 'On Rock or Sand'
Friday 10 April 2015
This new study guide is an accompanying resource to On Rock or Sand?, edited by John Sentamu, Archbishop…

Archbishop Joins Pudsey Parish Mission
Friday 10 April 2015
The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu is supporting Pudsey’s week-long parish mission, where he will…

Archbishop’s Focus On Fresh Expressions
Thursday 9 April 2015
The Archbishop of York Dr John Sentamu opened Bishopthorpe Palace before Easter for a Fresh Expressions…

March 2015

Easter Baptisms by Archbishop Sentamu
Tuesday 31 March 2015
The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, along with local church leaders will be baptising 12 Christians…

Statement from the Archbishop of York on the nomination of the Venerable Rachel Treweek as Bishop of Gloucester
Thursday 26 March 2015
The nomination of the Venerable Rachel Treweek for election as Bishop of Gloucester fills me with joy…

Archbishop appoints new Bishop of Hull
Wednesday 25 March 2015
Her Majesty the Queen has appointed the Revd Canon Alison White, priest-in-charge of Riding Mill in the…

Archbishop appoints new Archdeacon of Cleveland
Wednesday 25 March 2015
The Archbishop of York has appointed the Reverend Samantha Rushton, Diocesan Adviser for Licensed Ministry,…

Staindrop Young Leaders
Friday 20 March 2015
The Bishop of Durham, the Right Reverend Paul Butler congratulated and awarded 49 Year 5 and 6 pupils…

Archbishop Blesses Ingleby Barwick School
Wednesday 18 March 2015
The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu blessed the new expansion of Ingleby Barwick primary school this…

Parents Concerned About the Commercialisation of Childhood
Wednesday 18 March 2015
Parents remain concerned about the impact advertising and marketing are having, both directly and indirectly,…

Leeds Lecture by Archbishop of York will focus on social action
Thursday 12 March 2015
The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu will address an audience at Leeds Civic Hall on Wednesday 18th…

Walking With Us
Monday 9 March 2015
An Associate Minister from the East Riding of Yorkshire is launching her first volume of Christian poetry.…

5000 Acts 435 Gifts
Monday 9 March 2015
Acts 435, the Archbishop of York’s online giving charity, today announced that its 5,000th request…

Archbishop Opens Sainsbury’s Piccadilly Store
Wednesday 4 March 2015
The Archbishop of York Dr John Sentamu is to officially open Sainsbury’s Piccadilly Store in York tomorrow…

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