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UNISON, the UK's largest education union, and the National Society, which promotes and resources Church of England schools, have reached a landmark agreement that paves the way for all Church of England ...Read more here

The Archbishop of York Dr John Sentamu is to welcome more than 40 Porvoo Church Leaders for their meeting at Bishopthorpe Palace on 18-19 September 2014. ...Read more here

The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu today ended his eight-day long fast and prayer for peace. He issued this statement immediately following the close of the Vigil with Bishop Mouneer Anis... ...Read more here

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The Archbishop has compiled a book 'John Sentamu's Hope Stories' featuring 20 inspiring stories  - published this autumn!

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Do you wish to offer a prayer for someone close to you? Our three daily services at Bishopthorpe Palace provide the opportunity to take up your prayer request.

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Bishopthorpe Palace has been the home of the Archbishops of York for over 750 years.

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