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The Archbishop of York has published three prayers for the people Mosul, highlighting the common suffering of both Christians and Muslims in Iraq. His prayers follow: ...Read more here

270 Young Leaders from Ripley St Thomas Church of England Academy, Lancaster completed the Archbishop of York Youth Trust’s KS3 Young Leaders Award this July ...Read more here

The General Synod of the Church of England gave its final approval for women to become bishops in the Church of England on Monday 14 July 2014.
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The Archbishop has compiled a book 'John Sentamu's Faith Stories' featuring twenty inspiring stories from ordinary people with extraordinary experiences...

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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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