2020 news archive

  1. Candle

    A Letter to the Nation from the Archbishops of Canterbury and York

    04/11/2020

    NEWS - Ahead of national lockdown, the Archbishops of Canterbury and York have written a letter to the nation. 

  2. Photo credit Charlotte Graham Photography. York Minster marks Armistice centenary

    Remembrance Sunday at York Minster - Livestream Service

    04/11/2020

    NEWS - Livestream of service of thanksgiving and commemoration

  3. Candle

    Archbishops join interfaith call to PM to allow public worship

    03/11/2020

    NEWS - The Archbishops of Canterbury and York, together with the Bishop of London, have joined national faith leaders in calling on the Government to permit public worship during the forthcoming lockdown in England.

  4. Service of thanksgiving and commemoration for Remembrance Sunday at York Minster

    30/10/2020

    NEWS - A simple service of thanksgiving and commemoration for Remembrance Sunday will be held at York Minster on Sunday 8 November

  5. Head and shoulders of Malcolm Macnaughton standing outside with brick wall behind him

    Malcolm Macnaughton to be the new Suffragan Bishop of Repton

    29/10/2020

    NEWS - Downing Street has announced today that Her Majesty The Queen has approved the nomination of the Revd Canon Malcolm Macnaughton, presently Chief of Staff to the Archbishop of York, as the next Suffragan Bishop of Repton in the Diocese of Derby. 

  6. Child at school desk wearing a mask

    Faith Leaders Call For Cross-Party Commission To Tackle Child Poverty

    29/10/2020

    NEWS - A diverse group of faith leaders has written to the Prime Minister calling for the urgent establishment of a cross-party commission with the mandate and resources to tackle child poverty in England.

  7. Events for the Season of Remembrance 2020 at York Minster

    26/10/2020

    NEWS - Remembrance of those we love, including those who have died during the pandemic, and those who have given their lives in past conflicts, will be at the heart of the Season of Remembrance at York Minster this year.

  8. Archbishop head and shoulders purple cassock with crozier, Minster window behind

    We must face up to the human heartache in a Britain divided by lockdowns

    24/10/2020

    FEATURE - Stephen Cottrell, Archbishop of York writes today in the Yorkshire Post with Nick Baines, the Bishop of Leeds, and David Walker, the Bishop of Manchester, on the effect of the Covid restrictions on the poorest in our society.

  9. Text from front of Betrayal of Trust report

    Publication of review into Bishop Whitsey

    22/10/2020

    NEWS - A Betrayal of Trust, the independent report into the Church's handling of the allegations concerning the late Hubert Victor Whitsey, former Bishop of Chester, has been published today.

  10. The Venerable Mark Wroe

    Next Suffragan Bishop of Berwick announced

    20/10/2020

    NEWS - Downing Street has announced this morning that Her Majesty The Queen has approved the nomination of the Venerable Mark Wroe, currently Archdeacon of Northumberland, as the next Suffragan Bishop of Berwick in the Diocese of Newcastle