Response to peace vigil “breath-taking”

Dr John Sentamu

Dr John Sentamu

First published in News

The Archbishop of York has described the response to his week long campaign for world peace as “breath-taking”.

Dr John Sentamu started his vigil of Hope and Trust for the Peace of the World on Sunday at 6am inside York Minster, and is praying on the hour, every hour from 6am to 6pm until Sunday.

The Archbishop has been joined by people from all over the world, including 30 tourists from the Ukraine.

He said: “We live in a global village, everybody’s my neighbour.

“It’s my duty and all our duties to see one another as created in God’s image and likeness and therefore of infinite worth, which means that every life matters.”

Send us your news, pictures and videos

Most read stories

Local Info

Enter your postcode, town or place name

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree