News Archive 2016

News from 1st January - 31st December 2016
  1. Archbishop outside Kirkham prison

    Archbishop Sentamu to Visit HMP Kirkham During Crossroads Mission


    NEWS - The Archbishop of York Dr John Sentamu is to visit an open men’s prison at Kirkham on Sunday 11 September. He will lead a morning service; attend a coffee morning to spend time with staff and prisoners; and will share his journey of faith as part of the Crossroads Mission accompanied by former Gladiator Warren ‘Ace’ Furman.

  2. Bishop Mark Tanner

    Suffragan Bishop of Berwick announced


    NEWS - No 10 Downing Street has announced this morning that Her Majesty The Queen has approved the nomination of the Reverend Canon Mark Tanner MA (Oxon), BA (Hons), MTh, Warden of Cranmer Hall and Vice-Principal of St John’s College, University of Durham, as Suffragan Bishop of Berwick in the Diocese of Newcastle.

  3. Warren ACE Furman and Archbishop of York at the Crossroads Blackburn Mission

    Gladiator ‘Ace’ Joins Archbishop Sentamu for Crossroads Mission


    NEWS - The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu is pleased to announce that former gladiator Warren ‘Ace’ Furman is joining him for the Crossroads Mission taking place across the Blackburn Diocese from Thursday 8 September to Sunday 11 September.

  4. Archbishop raising a glass with Union flags behind

    Olympic Joy


    FEATURE - The Archbishop writes in today's Yorkshire Post about the great outpouring of joy of the Rio 2016 Olympics. His article follows in full....

  5. John Sentamu's Agape Love Stories Book Cover

    Archbishop of York at Henley Literary Festival


    NEWS - The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu is to be ‘in conversation’ with Daniel Hahn at the Henley Literary Festival on Thursday 29 September at 10.30am at the Kenton Theatre. This will be a return visit for the Archbishop following his full-house event last year, with the exclusive first event for his new book.

  6. Logo for 950th anniversary battle of stamford bridge

    Battle of Stamford Bridge 950th Anniversary Show


    NEWS - Archbishop Sentamu is to meet King Harald Hardrada of Norway and King Harold Godwinson of England at the Battle of Stamford Bridge 950th Anniversary Show on Saturday 24 September from 1.00pm. 

  7. Crossroads: Bishop and Archbishop’s Message to Lancashire


    NEWS - The Diocese of Blackburn (The Church of England in Lancashire) is preparing to welcome the Archbishop of York and around 25 Bishops from across the north of England for the Crossroads Mission next month.

  8. Archbishop’s Youth Trust Trans Pennine Trek Success


    NEWS - The Archbishop of York’s Youth Trust volunteers successfully completed a four-day 175 mile Trek across the Trans Pennine Trail last weekend to fundraise for the Archbishop’s Youth Trust.

  9. Robert Paterson bishop of Sodor and Man

    Bishop of Sodor and Man announces his retirement


    NEWS - Bishop Robert Paterson has announced that he will retire on Friday 11 November 2016 having served as Diocesan Bishop of Sodor and Man for eight and half years and over four and a half decades in stipendiary ministry.

  10. Students receive Young Leaders Awards from Headteacher and Youth Trust staff member

    Over 7000 Young Leaders Receive their Awards this Term


    NEWS - The Archbishop of York’s Youth Trust has been especially busy this term preparing certificates for 7133 young people who have completed the Trust’s Young Leaders’ Award.