News Archive Previous Years

Key Press Releases prior to January 2015
  1. Record Breaking Jubilee Celebrations

    30/05/2012

    NEWS - The Archbishop of York has revealed a unique Jubilee Planting Scheme at Bishopthorpe Palace to mark Her Majesty The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations. 

  2. Official head and shoulders photograph of the Archbishop of York

    A Response on Marriage and Civil Partnerships

    17/05/2012

    FEATURE - Following reports of a media interview, in Jamaica, with Martin Beckford of the Daily Telegraph, I have received a number of letters and emails relating to the views which I shared in that interview, including an open letter from students in the JCR of my beloved college, Selwyn, Cambridge.   

  3. Weddings, Work and Wembley

    29/04/2012

    FEATURE - Writing in the Sun, the Archbishop reflects on the Royal Wedding Anniversary, the meaning of Vocation and the end of the football season.

  4. Archbishop inspecting the troops ahead of the 21 gun salute in Museum Gardens

    Cannon Tribute for Queen's 86th Birthday

    19/04/2012

    NEWS - Her Majesty The Queen’s 86th birthday will be celebrated in York this Saturday (21 April 2012) with a bang.

  5. Archbishop with HM the Queen and Dean outside after Maundy Thursday service at York Minster

    Royal Maundy Celebrations

    02/04/2012

    FEATURE - Writing in the York Press, the Archbishop explains the fantastic privilege that Her Majesty the Queen, in her Diamond Jubilee year, has chosen York Minster for the distribution of the Royal Maundy. His article follows....

  6. Official head and shoulders photograph of the Archbishop of York

    The Royal Geographical Society Lecture

    14/03/2012

    COMMENT - The Archbishop joined a human rights activist Ben Freeth from Zimbabwe and Pastor Paul Negrut from Romania to deliver The Royal Geographical Society Lecture on ‘Fighting Justice Under Dictatorship’. The three men told their inspirational stories, and gave an insight into living under dictatorships.

  7. An interview with Ben Freeth and Archbishop Sentamu

    11/03/2012

    COMMENT - On Sunday 11 March 2012 Andrew Marr interviewed Ben Freeth and Dr John Sentamu, Archbishop of York on BBC1's Sunday Am Programme.

  8. Archbishop inspecting the troops ahead of the 21 gun salute in Museum Gardens

    Archbishop Backs Community Covenants

    07/03/2012

    FEATURE - Writing in a national newspaper, the Archbishop paid tribute to the brave servicemen and women who put their lives on the line on a daily basis. 

  9. Official head and shoulders photograph of the Archbishop of York

    Will you love?

    14/02/2012

    FEATURE - The Archbishop writes in The Sun on Marriage and The Vows

  10. Archbishop at Tacky Memorial, St Mary's Church, Port Maria

    Jamaica’s celebration of 50 years of independence

    29/01/2012

    COMMENT - The Archbishop of York preached at a service at the Webster Memorial Church in Kingston, to mark the beginning of Jamaica’s celebration of 50 years of independence.