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  The Living Church Foundation
The Archbishop of York, the Most Rev. John Sentamu is to represent the Church of England at the primates’ meetings under a proposal put forward by the Primates’ Standing Committee.
Archbishop Sentamu declined to comment on the matter, and released a statement through his press officer Sept. 4 stating, “The decision of the Primates' Standing Committee has yet to be discussed and approved by the primates' meeting.
While details of the meeting have not been released, it is believed archbishops Malango and Morgan met with Archbishop Williams and his advisors to finalize proposals to be considered by bishops attending a meeting in New York later this month to be moderated by the Rev. Canon Kenneth Kearon, ACC secretary general.
www.livingchurch.org /publishertlc/viewarticle.asp?ID=2466   (624 words)

  
  Encyclopedia: Archbishop of York   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Ecgberht, Archbishop of York (or Ecgberht; died 766), was made bishop of York in 734 by Ceolwulf of Northumbria, succeeding Wilfrid II on the latters resignation.
Hutton, Matthew (1529–1606), archbishop of York, son of Matthew Hutton of Priest Hutton, in the parish of Warton, North Lancashire, was born in that parish in 1529.
Archbishops of York Arms of the see of Canterbury The Archbishop of Canterbury is the senior clergyman of the established Church of England and symbolic head of the worldwide Anglican Communion.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Archbishop-of-York   (3891 words)

  
 Archbishop of York - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Archbishop of York, Primate of England, is the metropolitan bishop of the Province of York, and is the junior of the two archbishops of the Church of England, after the Archbishop of Canterbury.
The archbishop's throne is in York Minster in central York and his official residence is Bishopthorpe Palace in the village of Bishopthorpe, outside York.
In the 11th century, for instance, there was an arrangement which lasted until 1118 that the archbishops of York must be consecrated in Canterbury cathedral and swear allegiance to the Archbishop of Canterbury.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Archbishop_of_York   (422 words)

  
 Ethelbert, Archbishop of York
Archbishop of York, England, date of birth uncertain; d.
He was a kinsman of his predecessor Archbishop Egbert (brother to Eadberht, King of Northumbria) and a pupil in the school which Egbert founded at York.
As archbishop he continued his simple and laborious life, working with such success that he is regarded as one of the founders of the Church of York.
www.catholicity.com /encyclopedia/e/ethelbert,archbishop_of_york.html   (761 words)

  
 St. Paulinus, Archbishop of York
Archbishop of York, died at Rochester, 10 October, 644.
It was after his flight that he received the pallium from Rome (634), sent to him as Archbishop of York.
He was buried in his church at Rochester, and, on the rebuilding of the cathedral, his relics were translated by Archbishop Lanfranc to a silver shrine where they lay till the Reformation.
catholicity.com /encyclopedia/p/paulinus,archbishop_of_york,saint.html   (396 words)

  
 St. William of York   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
William of York, William Fitzherbert, was a 12th century nobleman, monk, and Archbishop of York in England.
William of York (birth date unknown-1154), also known as William of Thwayt, was born William Fitzherbert, the son of Count Herbert, treasurer to Henry I, and Emma, half-sister of King Stephen.
William of York was canonized in 1227 by Pope Honorius III through the memory of his patient sufferings, the miracles reported at his tomb, and the desire of the Canons of York to rival Ripon as a center of pilgrimage.
www.tewksbury.com /stwilliams/stwill.htm   (422 words)

  
 CNY Lead Story Archives   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Archbishop Edward Michael Egan's motto, chosen when he was consecrated a bishop on May 22, 1985, is "In the Holiness of Truth," from St. Paul's Letter to the Ephesians.
His coat of arms as Archbishop of New York features on the left side (from the viewer's perspective) an X-shaped "Cross of St. Patrick" to honor the patron of the cathedral church of the archdiocese.
The Celtic cross reflecting the archbishop's Irish heritage is presented in yellow, the color of the arms of Pope John Paul II, who appointed him to the episcopacy.
www.cny.org /archive/ft/f3062200.htm   (320 words)

  
 John Sharp - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
He was ordained deacon and priest on 12 August 1667, and until 1676 was chaplain and tutor in the family of Sir Heneage Finch at Kensington House.
In 1686, when chaplain to James II, he was suspended for ten months on a charge of having made some reflections on the king, and in 1688 was cited for refusing to read the declaration of indulgence.
Under William and Mary he succeeded Tillotson as dean of Canterbury in 1689, and (after declining a choice of sees vacated by non-jurors who were his personal friends) followed Thomas Lamplugh as archbishop of York in 1691.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/John_Sharp   (305 words)

  
 §5. Wulfstan. VII. From Alfred to the Conquest. Vol. 1. From the Beginnings to the Cycles of Romance. The ...
Aelfric’s last important work was a pastoral letter written for Wulfstan, who, from 1002 to 1023, was archbishop of York, and, till 1016, held also the see of Worcester, being thus a neighbour of the abbot of Eynsham.
Napier has pointed out, however, that this heading was, probably, taken from another manuscript of the archbishop’s sermons, which were copied into a miscellaneous collection containing many others, of which the authorship is uncertain, or certainly not his.
The archbishop’s passionate patriotism breaks forth in the burning words with which he describes the desolation and demoralisation of the people, scattered like frightened sheep before the onset of the heathen, without a single leader to rally them to resistance.
www.bartleby.com /211/0705.html   (1753 words)

  
 OSWALD, ARCHBISHOP OF YORK - LoveToKnow Article on OSWALD, ARCHBISHOP OF YORK   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
992), archbishop of York, was a nephew of Oda, archbishop of Canterbury, and at an early age became, by purchase, head of the Old Minster at Winchester.
He now went to York to his kinsman the Archbishop Oskytel, who took him with him on a pilgrimage to Rome.
In 97 2 he was translated (again at Dunstan's recommendation) to the archbishopric of York, with which he continued to hold the see of Worcester.
20.1911encyclopedia.org /O/OS/OSWALD_ARCHBISHOP_OF_YORK.htm   (727 words)

  
 Anglicans enthrone first black archbishop - Boston.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Sentamu is the first fl archbishop in the nearly 500-year history of the state Church of England, founded when King Henry VIII broke with the Vatican over his desire to divorce his first wife, Katherine of Aragon.
Sentamu, who moved to Britain in 1974 after clashing with Ugandan dictator Idi Amin, was installed as the 97th archbishop of York in a ceremony featuring dancers in leopard skin-print outfits, their heads covered in feathers, performing a dance of rejoicing and thanksgiving.
The last archbishop of York -- the church's second-highest cleric -- to become archbishop of Canterbury was Donald Coggan, who held the position from 1974 to 1980.
www.boston.com /news/world/europe/articles/2005/11/30/anglicans_name_first_black_archbishop   (741 words)

  
 Encyclopedia topic: Archbishop of York   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The Archbishop is also a member of the House of Lords (The upper house of the British parliament).
Bishops of York were particularly present at the Councils of Arles and Nicaea (An ancient city in Bithynia; founded in the 4th century BC and flourished under the Romans; the Nicene Creed was adopted there in 325).
Several of the archbishops of York held the office of Lord Chancellor (The highest officer of the Crown who is head of the judiciary and who presides in the House of Lords) and played some parts in affairs of state.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/a/ar/archbishop_of_york.htm   (780 words)

  
 New Archbishop of York is number 99, but also a first - World - smh.com.au
The first fl archbishop in the Church of England, John Sentamu, has said he would be prepared to ordain women bishops and has condemned the language used by some in the Anglican communion about gay men and lesbians.
The Ugandan-born Dr Sentamu, 56, formerly Bishop of Birmingham, was confirmed in his appointment as Archbishop of York, the second most senior post in the hierarchy of the Church of England, at the church of St Mary-Le-Bow in London on Wednesday.
The new archbishop, who was a judge in Uganda in the mid-1970s before fleeing persecution by the regime of Idi Amin, now takes his place as Primate of England and Metropolitan at the head of the Church of England's 14 dioceses between the River Humber and the Scottish border.
www.smh.com.au /news/world/new-archbishop-of-york-is-number-99-but-also-a-first/2005/10/06/1128562943154.html?from=moreStories   (499 words)

  
 African Anglican named archbishop of York - Boston.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The Church of England confirmed John Sentamu Wednesday as archbishop of York, making him the first fl cleric to hold such a senior position in the state church.
The Archbishop of York holds the church's second-highest position after Williams, leader of the worldwide Anglican Communion.
Sentamu, 56, was confirmed as 97th archbishop of York in a ceremony at St. Mary-le-Bow church in central London.
www.boston.com /news/world/europe/articles/2005/10/05/african_anglican_named_archbishop_of_york   (369 words)

  
 Christian News, Updated Daily - Christian Today > New Archbishop of York Appointed - Britain’s First Black ...
The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, who will be working closely with Bishop Sentamu, said he is absolutely delighted to welcome the appointment of Bishop John Sentamu as Archbishop of York.
Archbishop Williams commented, "He is someone who has always combined a passion for sharing the gospel with a keen sense of the problems and challenges of our society, particularly where racism is concerned.
On behalf of the Diocese of York, the Bishop of Hull, the Rt Revd Richard Frith, said, "This is an exciting moment for the Diocese of York.
www.christiantoday.com /news/church/new.archbishop.of.york.appointed.britain.first.black.archbishop./619.htm   (864 words)

  
 Biography: Wilfrid, Archbishop of York (12 Oct 709)
In 664 a conference was held (the Synod of Whitby) to settle the usages controversy, and the Roman party triumphed, thanks in large part to the leadership of Wilfrid.
He was appointed Bishop of York by Alcfrid, sub-king of Deira (a division of Northumbria), but was unwilling to be consecrated by bishops of the Celtic tradition, and so went over to France to be consecrated, and was gone for two years.
Eventually he was reconciled with Archbishop Theodore, and returned to Northumbria, where he was again given a bishopric.
elvis.rowan.edu /~kilroy/JEK/10/12.html   (485 words)

  
 Archbishop   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The role of the Archbishop of York is varied.
He is Primate of England and Archbishop of the Province of York - the whole northern half of England - with pastoral oversight of the bishops in that Province and responsibility for clergy discipline.
Together with the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Archbishop of York is a leading spokesman on behalf of the Church of England as well as one of the Presidents of the General Synod and of the Archbishop's Council.
www.bishopthorpepalace.co.uk /archbishop.html   (178 words)

  
 Edwin SANDYS (Archbishop of York)
Educated at St. Bees School, in Cumberland, in Company with Edmund Grindal, a native of the parish of St. Bees, and in succession Bishop of London, Archbishop of York, and Archbishop of Canterbury in the reign of Queen Elizabeth.
Edwin was consecrated the Archbishop of York on 8 Mar 1576/1577, in which office he was promient in the ecclesiastical and politcial disputes of his era.
He believed that celibacy was not required of the clergy, he opposed vestments and the making of the sign of the cross, he fought against the encroachments of secular government upon church property, and he opposed Queen Elizabeth I on the subject of images.
www.tudorplace.com.ar /Bios/EdwinSandys.htm   (914 words)

  
 Guardian Unlimited | The Guardian | Archbishop of York to swap riverside palace for ministry in a local parish
Archbishop of York to swap riverside palace for ministry in a local parish
David Hope, the Archbishop of York and second in the Church of England's hierarchy, yesterday announced that he is resigning his high office next spring to end his ministry as a vicar in a Yorkshire parish.
The appointment of his successor is likely to become the next battleground between the church's liberal and conservative, Anglo-Catholic and evangelical wings, with the latter insisting that the next archbishop should come from their side of the church.
www.guardian.co.uk /uk_news/story/0,3604,1274095,00.html   (847 words)

  
 Nicholas HEATH (Archbishop of York)
On 19 Feb 1555 congé d'élire was issued to the Chapter of York to elect Heath as their Archbishop in succession to Archbishop Holgate, who was thus deprived.
Immediately on the death of Queen Mary, Archbishop Heath rendered an extremely valuable service to Elizabeth by at once proclaiming her accession in the House of Lords.
The Archbishop suffered no ill-consequences from his bold words; but on his ultimate refusal to take the Oath of Allegiance, Heath, together with the other Bishops, was deprived of his see.
www.tudorplace.com.ar /Bios/NicholasHeath.htm   (1513 words)

  
 Archbishop of Canterbury | Sermons and Speeches
Archbishop's sermon given at the service to commemorate the 200th anniversary of the abolition of the slave trade
Archbishop's contribution to the debate on the Bicentenary of the Act for the Abolition of the Slave Trade
Archbishop's contribution to the debate on the House of Bishops' Women Bishops Group Report to the General Synod from a working group chaired by the Bishop of Guilford
www.archbishopofcanterbury.org /sermons_speeches   (912 words)

  
 Britannia Biographies: Ealdred, Archbishop of York   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
On his accession to Archiepiscopate of York, Ealdred went to Rome to receive the pall, accompanied by Tostig, Earl of Northumbria, the brother of the future King Harold II.
The trouble which fell upon the north, after the Conquest, are said to have affected him so greatly that he died of a broken heart on 11th September 1069.
He was buried in York Minster - not more than a few months before the church and its surrounding buildings were destroyed by fire, during the attack on the city by the sons of Sweyn and his Northmen.
www.britannia.com /bios/abofy/ealdred.html   (569 words)

  
 Ugandan-born Bishop Named Archbishop of York
We are jubilant at the news of our fellow countryman’s appointment as the next Archbishop of York, and are grateful to the Queen, the Prime Minister, and the Church of England for recognizing the emerging force of the Christian Church in the Global South.
Anglicans everywhere should rejoice in the newly-announced appointment of the Rt Rev’d Dr John Sentamu, Bishop of Birmingham, to become Archbishop of York and Primate of England.
This appointment is good for the Diocese and Province of York, for the Church of England, for the Church in Africa and the Global South, and for the Anglican Communion generally.
www.freerepublic.com /focus/religion/1424911/posts?q=1&&page=3   (1339 words)

  
 'The Americans are breaking international law... it is a society heading towards Animal Farm' - Archbishop Sentamu on ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, has launched a passionate attack on President George Bush, saying his administration's refusal to close the notorious Guantanamo Bay camp reflected "a society that is heading towards George Orwell's Animal Farm".
As a result of his ruling, three of eight British inmates held in the camp are to appeal to the Foreign Secretary Jack Straw to intervene with the Bush administration on their behalf.
Archbishop Desmond Tutu called for its closure, after similar appeals by Peter Hain, the Northern Ireland Secretary, and the UN secretary general Kofi Annan.
news.independent.co.uk /world/americas/article346214.ece   (724 words)

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