HE PRESIDENT RECEIVES THE ARCHBISHOP OF YORK

Archbishop of York Metropolitan of the province of York and Primate of EnglandDrJohn Sentamu right is recieved by His Excellency the President Ratu Epeli Nailatikau at Government House.Photo SUPPLIED

6th August

His Excellency the President Ratu Epeli Nailatikau today received the Archbishop of York, Metropolitan of the province of York and Primate of England, Dr John Sentamu at Government House this morning.

 

Dr John Tucker Mugabi Sentamu is the 97th?Archbishop of York. Prior to his current appointment, Dr John Sentamu was bishop for Stepney in 1996 and bishop for Birmingham in 2002 before being appointed as Archbishop of York in 2005.

 

The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu graduated in law from Makerere University, Kampala and is an Advocate of the High Court of Uganda.

 

He practiced law both at the Bar and at the Bench before he came to the United Kingdom in 1974. In 1979, the Archbishop was ordained priest.

 

The position of Archbishop of York is the second most senior clerical position in the Church of England. He is a member of the House of Lords and a Privy.

 

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