2020 news archive

  1. An explosion of powdered paint colours with myc network written in white over it

    Missional Youth Church set to grow thanks to funding boost

    20/10/2020

    NEWS - At least thirty more Missional Youth Churches could be established across the country with the support of £200,000 funding from Allchurches Trust.

  2. Enthronement of Archbishop Stephen Cottrell

    Primates' FT letter on the UK Internal Market Bill

    19/10/2020

    NEWS - The five primates of the UK and Ireland have written this joint letter in today's Financial Times, setting out their serious concerns about the UK Internal Market Bill. 

  3. University of Cumbria Logo

    New Chancellor for University of Cumbria

    19/10/2020

    NEWS - The Most Reverend and Right Honourable Stephen Cottrell, Archbishop of York, is the new Chancellor of University of Cumbria.

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

    A service of Evensong with the Enthronement of the Archbishop of York

    18/10/2020

    NEWS - The Most Reverend Stephen Cottrell, will be enthroned as the 98th Archbishop of York at a service of Evensong at 4pm on Sunday 18 October at York Minster.

  5. 3 logos of Archbishops of Canterbury, York and Church of England

    PCR2 Reference Group for National Church Institutions and Archbishops publishes Terms of Reference

    12/10/2020

    NEWS - The Terms of Reference for the ‘PCR2 Reference Group’ which will oversee Past Cases Review 2 for the National Church Institutions has been published today.  

  6. IICSA logo.

    Statement on publication of IICSA report

    06/10/2020

    From the Bishop of Huddersfield, Jonathan Gibbs, the Church of England’s lead safeguarding bishop and Melissa Caslake the Church’s national director of safeguarding.

  7. 3x3 coloured circles above letters of IICSA

    IICSA Report; open letter

    02/10/2020

    NEWS - Today, the Archbishops of Canterbury and York, the lead safeguarding bishop and the national director of safeguarding published an open letter regarding the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse.

  8. Head and shoulders of female clergy person dressed in black shirt with white jacket

    Whitby Sisters welcome new Chaplain

    01/10/2020

    NEWS - The Order of the Holy Paraclete (OHP) in Whitby are delighted to announce the appointment of their new Chaplain, the Revd Lynn Purvis-Lee.

  9. Bishopthorpe Palace with flower bed in front full of red and pink begonias

    SCIE to Conduct Independent Safeguarding Audit of Bishopthorpe Palace in November 2020

    28/09/2020

    NEWS - The Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE), is conducting an external, independent audit of Bishopthorpe Palace’s safeguarding arrangements, in November 2020 – please contribute if you have first-hand experience of seeking a safeguarding response from the Palace.

  10. General Synod Cross

    Archbishop shares Presidential address at special session of General Synod

    24/09/2020

    COMMENT - The Archbishop of York today shared the opening Presidential address with the Archbishop of Canterbury at a special session of the Church of England General Synod. The Archbishop of York's speech follows in full...