News Archive 2016

News from 1st January - 31st December 2016
  1. Exterior of Markington Church

    Archbishop of York to visit Markington church on William Wilberforce Day


    NEWS - The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, is to visit a North Yorkshire village church at the end of July to mark it historical links to the English leader of the anti-slave trade movement William Wilberforce.

  2. Archbishop dressed in robes preaching in York Minster

    150 Years Anniversary Celebrated at Christ Church


    NEWS - On Sunday 24 July 2016 the Archbishop of York is to join the parishes of the Lastingham Benefice in celebrating 150 years of the consecration of Christ Church, Appleton le Moors. All are warmly invited to the service at 10.30am.

  3. ABY with plaque at opening of Blackburn Court 2016

    Archbishop Officially Opens Blackburn’s new Cathedral Court


    NEWS - The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu visited Blackburn Cathedral on Sunday 17th July 2016 to officially open the new Cathedral Court.

  4. black and brown cattle

    Archbishop Sentamu Joins Fundraising Ox Roast Event


    NEWS - The Archbishop of York Dr John Sentamu is to attend an Ox Roast fundraising event on Saturday 23 July at 6pm at Thrussendale Farm. 

  5. Archbishop with children in playground Selby pilgrimage

    Archbishop's Pilgrimage Returns to Selby


    NEWS - Archbishop Sentamu is returning to the Selby Deanery as part of his Pilgrimage of Prayer, Witness and Blessing next Monday 18 July. 

  6. Logo for Selby Abbey organ appeal

    Archbishop to Re-dedicate Restored Selby Abbey Hill Organ


    NEWS - The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, is to re-dedicate the world-famous Hill organ at Selby Abbey on Thursday 21 July at 7.00pm.

  7. Archbishop’s Youth Trust Trans Pennine Trek Preparation


    NEWS - Preparation and training is well under way for the Archbishop’s Youth Trust team who are completing a four-day fundraising Trek, from the 14th to 18th July, across the Trans Pennine Trail.

  8. Archbishop’s visit to open Landmark Cathedral Development


    NEWS - Blackburn Cathedral is preparing for a landmark moment in its history when the Archbishop of York visits to officially open the new Cathedral’s Cloisters.

  9. General Synod Debate at University of York

    EU Referendum debate at General Synod


    COMMENT - The Archbishop of York gave a speech in the EU Referendum debate at General Synod at the University of York  

  10. Mum and son awaiting graduation at Bishopthorpe Palace

    Archbishop Sentamu Academy Graduations 2016


    NEWS - The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu today welcomed students from Archbishop Sentamu Academy Sixth Form for an Awards Ceremony held at Bishopthorpe Palace.