John Sentamu

Archbishop: Living Wage Will Stop Pay Squeeze

The Huffington Post/PA | Posted 10.02.2014 | UK Politics

Archbishop of York Dr John Sentamu has warned that millions of workers will not benefit from the economic recovery unless they are paid a living wage....

Sentamu Attacks Cameron Over 'National Scandal' Of Low Incomes

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 20.07.2013 | UK

John Sentamu has attacked David Cameron over the "national scandal" of low paid incomes in Britain, accusing the prime minister of offering only plati...

Scroungers Versus Strivers Debate 'An Insult' Bishops Say

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.09.2013 | UK

Presenting poverty and unemployment as a question of "scroungers versus strivers" is both inaccurate and an insult, Church of England bishops have sai...

'Odious, Twisted, Hate-Filled Thugs'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.06.2013 | UK Politics

Britain will have no means of preventing UK weapons ending up in the hands of "al Qaida-affliated thugs" if it supplies arms to the Syrian rebels, Bor...

Archbishop Condemns 'Morally Bankrupt' Tax Avoiders

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.06.2013 | UK

The Archbishop of York has spoken out against the "morally bankrupt" who avoid paying their fair share of tax. Dr John Sentamu said everyone has a ...

Archbishop Of York Sets Up Child Abuse Inquiry

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.05.2013 | UK

The Archbishop of York has confirmed he is setting up an independent inquiry into child abuse claims against a former cathedral dean, saying the Churc...

Archbishop: Fight Against Racism Continues 20 Years On From Stephen Lawrence Murder

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.04.2013 | UK

The fight against the "invidious and devastating cancer" of racism, 20 years after the murder of Stephen Lawrence, must be continued, the Archbishop o...

'Feed The Hungry And Give Shelter To The Homeless

Huffington Post UK/ PA | Posted 25.12.2012 | UK

The Archbishop of York has celebrated Christmas Day saying "let us feed those who hunger" and "let us give shelter to the homeless". John Sentamu t...

Female Bishops Will Happen, Says Archbishop

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.06.2013 | UK

The next Archbishop of Canterbury has insisted that women will eventually be ordained as bishops despite the change being voted down last night. Ju...

From Blogging Bishops To A Sun Columnist, Who Will Replace The Archbishop Of Canterbury?

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 01.10.2012 | UK

From a "blogging bishop" to a Sun columnist, the race to find the new Archbishop of Canterbury has begun. There are seven possible contenders for t...

Is Sentamu A Victim Of 'Naked Racism' Amid Archbishop Bid?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | HuffPost UK Staff | Posted 21.06.2012 | UK

Claims that an early favourite to become the next Archbishop of Canterbury has been the victim of "naked racism" have been played down by the Church o...

A One Nation Defence of the Church of England

David Cowan | Posted 20.06.2012 | UK Politics
David Cowan

At the beginning of Holy Week this year, David Cameron made another foray into religious affairs. It was a rare glimpse of that elusive aspect of the Prime Minister's character - his Christian faith.

Sentamu Tipped To Replace Rowan Williams

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.05.2012 | UK

The Church of England could see its first black Archbishop of Canterbury following the departure of Rowan Williams from the post. John Sentamu, 62,...

Protests Against Archbishop of York's Opposition To Gay Marriage

Posted 01.02.2012 | UK

Scores of protestors have voiced their protests against comments made by the Archbishop of York on same-sex marriage in a demonstration outside York M...

Archbishop Sentamu Has No Right to Block Gay Civil Marriages

Peter G Tatchell | Posted 31.03.2012 | UK
Peter G Tatchell

The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, is the second highest ranking clergyman in the Church of England. He has chosen to use his influential position to launch an inflammatory attack on the democratic will of the British people and on the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) men and women. Dr Sentamu, who born in Uganda and fled Idi Amin's dictatorship, has condemned the government over its plans to legalise same-sex civil marriage; insinuating that the prime minister is behaving in a dictatorial manner.

Sentamu’s Shot at Gay Marriage Is Only the First Salvo in a Bitter Battle to Come

Terry Sanderson | Posted 31.03.2012 | UK Politics
Terry Sanderson

The Archbishop of York, John Sentamu, has warned the government that if it tries to legalise gay marriage, it will face a huge onslaught from religious bodies. These are not empty words.

Archbishop Takes Bankers To Task Over Bonuses

Posted 24.12.2011 | UK

The Archbishop of York has criticised the growing divide between high and low earners and asked whether it is right that bankers "who helped cause the...

Anglican Bishops Call For Welfare Cap To Be Eased

Huffington Post UK | Peter Guest | Posted 19.01.2012 | UK

Anglican bishops have called for the government to drop its plans to cap benefits at £500 per week for families, saying that it could push some of th...