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Speeches

November 2011

The Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures Bill
Wednesday 16 November 2011
This week, the Archbishop of York spoke twice in the debate on the Terrorism Prevention and Investigation…

Archbishop's contributions to the Health and Social Care Bill
Wednesday 2 November 2011
The Archbishop of York spoke in the House of Lords during the debate on the Health and Social Care Bill....

October 2011

Archbishop speaks up for NHS in Health and Social Care Bill debate
Thursday 13 October 2011
The Archbishop of York spoke in the Health and Social Care Bill debate yesterday, and voted for the Lord…

August 2011

Archbishop speaks out on UK riots
Thursday 11 August 2011
The Archbishop's speech given in the House of Lords follows...

July 2011

Archbishop Launches Fairness Commission
Wednesday 13 July 2011
The Archbishop today launched a new Fairness Commission with Leader of City of York Council James Alexander,…

June 2011

Archbishop Pays Tribute To The Duke of Edinburgh
Wednesday 8 June 2011
The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, today paid tribute to His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh…

April 2011

Archbishop's Easter Sermon
Sunday 24 April 2011
The Archbishop today gave his Easter Sermon at York Minster. Bible Readings: Jeremiah 31:1-6; Colossians…

Easter Day Reflection on Good Morning Sunday
Sunday 24 April 2011
The Archbishop of York provides an Easter Day Reflection on BBC Radio 2 Good Morning Sunday programme…

March 2011

Archbishop speaks on importance of public interest in the Post Office
Wednesday 16 March 2011
The Archbishop of York spoke in the House of Lords during the debate on the Postal Services Bill

February 2011

Archbishop speaks about the importance of marriage
Thursday 10 February 2011
The Bishop of Chester the Rt Revd Peter Forster hosted a debate on the subject of marriage during which…

Archbishop speaks about the importance of international aid
Wednesday 9 February 2011
The Archbishop of York, spoke in response to the Government statement on trade and investment in the…

Presidential Address to Synod
Tuesday 8 February 2011
THEME: Re-Connecting and Refreshing the Wellsprings of Solidarity in England

Archbishop questions bank bonus payments and 'gambling casinos'
Thursday 3 February 2011
The Archbishop spoke in the House of Lords during the debate on Investment Bank Regulations.

November 2010

General Synod Inauguration
Tuesday 23 November 2010
The Archbishop of York thanks HM The Queen at General Synod

September 2010

Archbishop's Prisoners Education Trust Annual Lecture
Tuesday 28 September 2010
The Archbishop delivers 'Human Responsibility, Independent Of Circumstances' Lecture

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