In the summer of 2006, the Archbishop of York completed a week-long vigil of fasting and prayer for a lasting peace in the Middle East, pitching a tent in York Minster. Bishop Mouneer of Egypt joined the Archbishop for a week long vigil in 2014.
Vigil for Peace in the Middle East
Praying for sustainable solution to conflict in the Middle East.
The Archbishop prayed for the release of the BBC journalist Alan Johnston and held a vigil for the people of Zimbabwe. He has also completed a parachute jump raising funds for the Afghanistan Trust and has spoken out against acts of terrorism.
Archbishop Completes Parachute Jump
The Archbishop was awarded an Honorary Red Beret from the Parachute Regimental Association for his fundraising efforts