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BBC NEWS | England | New Archbishop of York appointed: “New Archbishop of York appointed

The Bishop of Birmingham, the Rt Rev John Sentamu, has become the Church of England’s first black archbishop. The Ugandan-born cleric takes over as Archbishop of York from Dr David Hope who quit in February to become a parish priest in Ilkley, West Yorkshire.

Bishop Sentamu said his appointment to the second-highest post in the Church of England was ‘an exciting prospect’.

Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams welcomed the news and praised the bishop’s efforts to combat racism.”

(Via BBC News.)

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