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    Holy Week and Easter at York Minster 2021


    NEWS - York Minster today announced its services and events for Holy Week and Easter, the most important festival in the calendar for Christians around the world.

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    House of Lords speech in the debate on the Archbishops' Housing Commission Report 'Coming Home'


    COMMENT - The Archbishop today delivered his first speech after returning to the House of Lords as Archbishop of York. The debate was on the report 'Coming Home' by the Archbishops’ Commission on Housing, Church and Community, and the case for setting out a long-term housing strategy. The speech follows in full... 

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    Covid-19 has brought us to our knees - now I pray we rise up


    COMMENT - The Archbishop writes in today's York Press about the effects of the pandemic. The article follows in full...

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    Howden Pupils Quiz Archbishop


    NEWS - Year 2 pupils from Howden Church of England Infant School in the East Riding of Yorkshire wrote to the Archbishop of York, Stephen Cottrell asking questions ranging from ‘Do you like pizza?’ to ‘Have you ever met God?’

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    Speech to the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament


    COMMENT - The Archbishop spoke this evening at the emergency 'No more Nukes' rally called by CND 

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    Majority of mourners during pandemic unable to say goodbye properly, research finds


    NEWS - More than half of young adults have lost someone close to them over the past year, with this age group most active in helping to comfort the bereaved and organise funerals, according to new research on the impact of the pandemic published today by the Church of England.

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    Statement from Church leaders on the UK Government announcement on warhead numbers


    NEWS - Church leaders across 7 denominations have today issued a statement following the publication of the Government’s integrated review of foreign and defence policies

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    Archbishops launch new Commission on Families and Households


    NEWS - The Archbishops of Canterbury and York have today announced a new commission to explore what support families and households need to flourish in today’s society.

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    A National Day of Reflection for the first anniversary of lockdown


    NEWS - The Church of England, Marie Curie, Hope UK, Care for the Family, Ataloss and many charities and organisations across the UK, will join forces on Tuesday 23rd  March for a National Day of Reflection to commemorate the first anniversary of the nationwide Coronavirus lockdown. 

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    The Archbishop of Canterbury’s Statement regarding The Archbishop, Metropolitan and Primate of All Nigeria


    COMMENT -  A message in support of the Archbishop of Canterbury's statement regarding Archbishop Ndukuba of Nigeria.