News Archive Previous Years

Key Press Releases prior to January 2015
  1. Archbishop of York head and shoulder image taken in 2006

    One Year On


    COMMENT - In the year since John Sentamu's inauguration as Archbishop of York, he's visited 21 of 24 deaneries, undertaken a peace vigil, and been outspoken on countless issues. In an exclusive interview with BBC Radio York he reviews the last 12 months....

  2. Archbishop in inauguration robes outside Bishopthorpe palace

    Sarah Sands' Daily Mail Interview with the Archbishop of York


    FEATURE - Archbishop blames 'chattering classes' for collapse of Britain's spiritual life

  3. Vigil in tent for peace in Middle East

    Archbishop ends fast with call for new efforts for sustainable peace in Middle East


    NEWS - The Archbishop of York has today ended his seven day vigil for peace by calling for the international community to renew its efforts in working for a sustainable solution to conflict in the Middle East.

  4. Archbishop shorn and anointed in preparation for prayer and fasting

    Archbishop shorn and anointed in preparation for prayer and fasting


    NEWS - The Archbishop of York had his head shaved and anointed with oil during the Sunday morning act of worship at York Minster.

  5. Archbishop's hands holding a cross

    Archbishop to Hold Vigil for Missing BBC Journalist


    NEWS - The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, held a prayer vigil in April 2007 in the chapel of Bishopthorpe Palace in York for missing BBC Journalist Alan Johnston.

  6. Archbishop drumming at enthronement

    Inauguration Sermon by the Most Revd & Rt Hon Dr John Sentamu


    COMMENT - 97th Archbishop for York and Primate of England