Archbishop meeting local clergy in Uganda for the Bishop Hannington Memorial Church of Uganda

Bishop Hannington Memorial


John Sentamu was born in Uganda in 1949, the sixth of thirteen children. He is married to Margaret Sentamu. Find out more about his early life, meeting Archbishop Janani Luwum and leaving Uganda as refugees
Archbishop and Mrs Margaret Sentamu at the University of Huron
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University of Huron

Uganda - family and growing up

My first call to ministry when I was ten years old 

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Archbishop Sentamu’s Vigil of Hope and Trust for Peace at York Minster in St John's Chapel

Meeting Janani Luwum

I vowed that “You killed my friend, I take his place” 

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Portrait painting of Bishop Keith Sutton
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Portrait by Andrew Festing

Fleeing Uganda as refugees

Bishop Keith Sutton helped Margaret & I to escape from Uganda

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