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


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

    5 min read
  2. Enthronement of Archbishop Stephen Cottrell

    Primates' FT letter on the UK Internal Market Bill


    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 min read
  3. University of Cumbria Logo

    New Chancellor for University of Cumbria


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

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

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


    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 min read
  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


    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.  

    2 min read
  6. IICSA logo.

    Statement on publication of IICSA report


    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.

    3 min read
  7. 3x3 coloured circles above letters of IICSA

    IICSA Report; open letter


    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.

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

    Whitby Sisters welcome new Chaplain


    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.

    2 min read
  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


    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.

    2 min read
  10. General Synod Cross

    Archbishop shares Presidential address at special session of General Synod


    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...

    5 min read