News Archive Previous Years

Key Press Releases prior to January 2015
  1. Archbishops appeal for Zimbabwe

    Archbishops' Joint Appeal for Zimbabwe

    25/02/2009

    FEATURE - On 25 February 2009, the Archbishops' of Canterbury and York wrote in The Times about their Joint Appeal for Zimbabwe with USPG. 

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

    Zimbabwe - Don't Give Up Now

    09/08/2008

    FEATURE - The Archbishop of York writes in The Times about the situation in Zimbabwe, and the British Government's decision to relax sanctions against the Mugabe regime.  

  3. Archbishop John Sentamu in robes outside York Minster

    Restore Zimbabwe Service

    11/07/2008

    COMMENT - Speech by the Archbishop of York, Dr. John Sentamu at the Restore Zimbabwe Service in St. Margaret's Church, Westminster

  4. Archbishop Completes Parachute Jump

    Archbishop Completes Parachute Jump

    06/06/2008

    NEWS - The Archbishop of York completed his charity sky-dive in a puff of orange smoke today.

  5. Archbishop wearing clerical collar - head and shoulder image in Chapel

    Cluster Bombs: Archbishop Commends Britain's High Moral Tone

    28/05/2008

    COMMENT - Cluster Bombs: Archbishop Commends Britain's High Moral Tone

  6. Preparing for the parachute jump

    Archbishop's Charity Parachute Jump to be Rescheduled

    27/05/2008

    NEWS - The Archbishop of York, John Sentamu, has been forced to abandon his charity parachute jump due to bad weather. The parachute jump will now take place on Friday 6 June 2008 at Langar Airfield, Nottingham.

  7. Archbishop calls for public to join him for day of fasting and prayer In York Minster for Zimbabwe

    Archbishop calls for public to join him for day of fasting and prayer In York Minster for Zimbabwe

    27/04/2008

    NEWS - On Sunday (April 27 2008) the Archbishop of York will spend a day of fasting and prayer in York Minster in support of the people of Zimbabwe.

  8. Preparing for the parachute jump

    Archbishop in "Leap of Faith" for Paras in Afghanistan

    10/04/2008

    NEWS - The Archbishop of York is set to take the ultimate "leap of faith" to raise money for the families of soldiers killed or injured in Afghanistan. 

  9. Archbishop speaks about Kenya Peace Deal

    "Bwana Asifiwe !" Archbishop's Response to Kenya Peace Deal

    28/02/2008

    NEWS - The Archbishop of York, Dr. John Sentamu, issued the following statement in response to the news of the peace deal signed in Kenya on 28 February 2008

  10. Aerial View of Eldoret Camp - Kenya

    Archbishops' Appeal for Kenya

    22/02/2008

    COMMENT - At the General Synod of the Church of England (Feb 2008) the Archbishop of Canterbury and I launched an appeal to all Christians in this country to give generously to the humanitarian relief of all displaced persons in Kenya.  The Archbishop visited Kenya following the post-election crisis.