News Archive 2016
COMMENT - The Archbishop delivers a Pause for Thought, looking ahead to the start of Advent. His pause follows in full...
NEWS - The Archbishop of York is to address a special conference on ‘Raising Funds for Christian Charities and Churches’ at Central Hall Westminster on Tuesday 22 November 2016.
NEWS - On Saturday, 19th November 2016 the Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu will be celebrating 150 years of Reader Ministry, with all those who are an essential part of, and stepping into this rich and longstanding ministry for the first time.
NEWS - The University of Cumbria has a lot to celebrate next week. In excess of 1,100 students will be receiving their degrees and awards in Carlisle Cathedral throughout three days of ceremonies in front of families, friends and guests, and a final ceremony on Thursday afternoon will witness the inauguration of the new Vice Chancellor, Professor Julie Mennell.
NEWS - Renowned broadcaster and presenter of BBC Radio 2’s Breakfast Show Chris Evans was awarded an honorary degree for his outstanding contribution to broadcasting by York St John University on Tuesday 15 November.
NEWS - The Archbishop of York Dr John Sentamu is to provide a daily online reflection throughout Advent – from Sunday 27 November to Saturday 24 December available from www.archbishopofyork.org
NEWS - York St John University students will be graduating in the stunning setting of York Minster this November alongside an array of leading figures in journalism, broadcasting, sport, business, film and television. This year sees the University celebrate its 175th year and the special graduation ceremonies will pay tribute to one of the highest number of honorary graduates ever awarded.
NEWS - Despite the popularity of smartphones, traditional handwritten Christmas cards top social media messages and text messages as the nation’s favourite festive greeting by far – a sentiment supported by Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu.
NEWS - The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu learnt about the army’s role in defence engagement around the world when he visited one of the Army’s Divisional Headquarters in York on Friday 4 November 2016.
NEWS - The Archbishop of York today announced Hull’s magnificent Holy Trinity Church would be re-dedicated as a Minster in recognition of its inspiring regeneration, physically and spiritually.