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Archbishop John Sentamu receives an honorary degree

Dr John Sentamu
Image caption Dr John Sentamu has been Archbishop of York since 2005

The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, has received an honorary degree from the University of York.

He was presented the honour by the Provost of Vanbrugh College Rev Dr David Efird, of the Department of Philosophy.

Dr Sentamu was one of 11 receiving honorary degrees at the university's graduation ceremonies this week.

He has been Archbishop of York since 2005 and is a patron of more than 100 charities.

Other recipients of honorary degrees include author Anthony Horowitz, film and television director Ken Loach and Justice Albie Sachs. They will receive theirs on Friday.

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