News Archive Previous Years

Key Press Releases prior to January 2015
  1. Appeal for the humanitarian relief of all displaced persons in Kenya launched at General Synod in 2008.

    Archbishop of York visit to Kenya

    07/02/2008

    COMMENT  - The Archbishop of York visited Kenya (from 7 to 11 February 2008) to offer prayers and solidarity for the people caught up in the current troubles.

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

    Freedom is coming

    30/10/2007

    COMMENT - William Wilberforce Memorial Lecture at City Hall, Hull...

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

    Guns, gangs and the Christian Gospel

    25/10/2007

    COMMENT - The Archbishop's address at the opening the Youth for Christ centre in Birmingham...

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

    Archbishop's call to action in Zimbabwe

    15/09/2007

    FEATURE - Writing in the Observer on 15 September 2007, the Archbishop called for action in Zimbabwe and that Zimbabwe cannot any more be seen as an African problem needing an African solution – it is a humanitarian disaster

  5. Alan Johnston and Archbishop

    Free at last, Free at last

    04/07/2007

    COMMENT - Dr John Sentamu, the Archbishop of York, has expressed his joy and thankfulness at the release from captivity of BBC Journalist Alan Johnston.

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

    Marriage matters

    24/06/2007

    FEATURE - The Archbishop Calls on Government to Support Marriage

  7. Archbishop's hands holding a cross

    Archbishop's Prayers for Alan Johnston

    20/06/2007

    NEWS - The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, has marked the 100th day of captivity for Alan Johnston by posting prayers on his website to be said for the captive journalist.

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

    Flying Visit to RAF Linton on Ouse

    07/06/2007

    NEWS - The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, today took to the skies as part of his visit to a North Yorkshire airbase to learn about its role in the community and how the RAF trains fighter pilots.

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

    Statement following Tony Blair's Resignation

    10/05/2007

    COMMENT - Statement from The Archbishop of York following the announcement of the Prime Minister Tony Blair to resign from Office.

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

    The 20th Martin Luther King Jnr Memorial Lecture

    20/01/2007

    COMMENT - The Archbishop delivered the 20th Martin Luther King Jnr Memorial Lecture on the theme: The Overcomers.