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    Christians worldwide gear up for 6th annual Thy Kingdom Come Prayer Movement

    06/05/2021

    NEWS - Hundreds of thousands of Christians worldwide will be gearing up to take part in the sixth Thy Kingdom Come– a global ecumenical prayer movement for evangelisation, occurring annually from Ascension to Pentecost (13th – 23rd May this year). 

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    Service to commemorate the 125th anniversary of the Peckfield Colliery disaster

    01/05/2021

    NEWS - The Archbishop of York, Stephen Cottrell, joined with local people, civic representatives and families descended from those involved in the Peckfield Colliery disaster of 1896 at a service to commemorate its 125th anniversary, at St Mary’s Church, Micklefield, on the evening of Friday 30th April 2021.

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    York St John University inaugural Institute for Social Justice lecture ‘Enough is Enough’

    29/04/2021

    COMMENT - The Archbishop gave his inaugural lecture at York St John University exploring the theme of 'Learning what enough looks like. How Christian and faith traditions might speak to the big ecological and economic challenges of our time.' His speech follows in full

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    Archbishop of York’s Presidential Address to General Synod 

    23/04/2021

    COMMENT - The Archbishop's presidential address to the Church of England General Synod on response to Panorama and launch of the Anti-Racism Task Force

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    New Appointments at the Missional Youth Church Network

    22/04/2021

    NEWS - The Missional Youth Church Network today announces the appointment of Angela Brymer and the Revd Ruthi Gibbons as joint Strategic Leads

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    Archbishops’ statement in response to Anti Racism Taskforce Report

    22/04/2021

    NEWS - The Archbishops of Canterbury and York have issued a statement in response to the Anti Racism Taskforce Report published today

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    Archbishop of York to Install Eight New Canons as Members of York Minster’s College of Canons – Sunday 25 April

    21/04/2021

    NEWS - Eight new Honorary Canons will be collated, admitted and installed as members of the College of Canons of York Minster on Sunday 25th April.

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    Archbishops launch new Commission on Reimagining Care

    19/04/2021

    NEWS - The Archbishops of Canterbury and York have today announced a new commission aimed at developing a radical and inspiring vision, drawing on Christian theology and tradition, that reimagines care and support. The Commission will set out proposals to achieve this vision.

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    Bishop Emma Ineson to be Bishop to the Archbishops of Canterbury and York

    19/04/2021

    NEWS - Archbishops Justin Welby and Stephen Cottrell have announced the Rt Revd Dr Emma Ineson as the new Bishop to the Archbishops of Canterbury and York. Currently Bishop of Penrith, Dr Ineson will take up the position from 1st June 2021.

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    Archbishop’s book on prayer to be the focus for BBC Radio 4 Daily Services

    19/04/2021

    NEWS - The ten chapters of the Archbishop of York’s book, ‘Prayer – where to start and how to keep going’ will form the structure of BBC Radio 4’s Daily Services for two weeks starting today, Monday 19 April. The Archbishop will lead the daily service this morning and will round up the series on Friday 30 April.