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    My friend David's faith-filled life showed the true meaning of kindness


    FEATURE - The Archbishop has written in today's Sunday Telegraph following the death of Sir David Amess. The article follows in full...

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    York Minster’s Season of Remembrance


    NEWS - This year’s Season of Remembrance at York Minster will help us to engage with the extraordinary power of love, the grief and pain of bereavement and the opportunity to honour and to pay our respects to those who have died in past conflicts.

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    Why voices of poor need heeding in Challenge Poverty Week


    COMMENT - The Archbishop wrote in the Yorkshire Post today at the start of Challenge Poverty Week England and Wales. The article follows in full

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    New Bishop of Portsmouth Announced


    NEWS - Downing Street today (Oct 8) announced that the new Bishop of Portsmouth will be the Rt Revd Dr Jonathan Frost, who is currently the Dean of York.

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    Archbishops’ Racial Justice Commission Members Announced


    NEWS - The Archbishops of Canterbury and York today announced the names of the 11 Commission Members who have been appointed to the Racial justice Commission, joining Lord Boateng whose Chairmanship of the Commission was announced on 9 July 2021.

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    Chair and survivor advocate appointed to Church of England’s Independent Safeguarding Board


    NEWS - The Archbishops of Canterbury and York have welcomed two key appointments to the new Independent Safeguarding Board (ISB), which has been created to provide oversight of the Church of England’s national safeguarding work.

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    St Martin in the Fields - The Dream for the Church


    COMMENT - The Archbishop gave the opening lecture at St Martin in the Fields in the Autumn Lecture Series – We Have a Dream. His speech follows in full...

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    York Minster announces programme of services and events for Advent and Christmas


    NEWS - York Minster is preparing to mark Advent and Christmas with a series of new services and events for 2021 alongside seasonal favourites and a programme of worship online.

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    A Moment of Reflection - Sunday 26 September 2021


    A moment of Reflection for Generosity Week

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    Archbishop thanks key workers at Bishopthorpe Palace


    NEWS - Key workers from across the Diocese of York were welcomed to a reception in the grounds of Bishopthorpe Palace today