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The latest news from the Archbishop of York
  1. General Synod Cross

    Archbishops' Presidential Address at General Synod

    23/11/2020

    COMMENT - The Archbishops of Canterbury and York gave a joint Presidential Address today at the start of the virtual General Synod of the Church of England.  The speeches follow in full

  2. Church of England Logo

    Bishops welcome the ratification of UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

    15/11/2020

    COMMENT - Bishops of the Church of England warmly welcome and applaud the ratification of the United Nations’ Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

  3. Close up of stained glass window showing God sitting in judgement

    Advent Webinar Series from York Minster Apocalypse Now (and then): Stories from the Great East Window

    11/11/2020

    NEWS - Spectacular stained glass panels contained within York Minster’s Great East Window – the renowned medieval masterpiece created by John Thornton in the 15th century – will be the focus of a new webinar series of Advent Reflections to be hosted by York Minster in November and December.

  4. Living Wage

    Archbishop reflects on the role of key workers at the start of Living Wage Week

    09/11/2020

    COMMENT - Archbishop Stephen Cottrell writes in the Yorkshire Post 

  5. Photo credit Charlotte Graham Photography. York Minster marks Armistice centenary

    Remembrance is at the heart of the Christian life

    08/11/2020

    COMMENT - The Archbishop writes in The Telegraph on Remembrance Sunday  

  6. Prayer for the nation

    A daily prayer can guide us through lockdown

    05/11/2020

    COMMENT - Joint article by Archbishop Justin Welby and Archbishop Stephen Cottrell in The Times 

  7. Prayer for the nation hands

    A Call to Prayer for the Nation

    05/11/2020

    NEWS - The Archbishops of Canterbury and York and senior church leaders call month of prayer for the nation ahead of second lockdown 

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    A Letter to the Nation from the Archbishops of Canterbury and York

    04/11/2020

    NEWS - Ahead of national lockdown, the Archbishops of Canterbury and York have written a letter to the nation. 

  9. Photo credit Charlotte Graham Photography. York Minster marks Armistice centenary

    Remembrance Sunday at York Minster - Livestream Service

    04/11/2020

    NEWS - Livestream of service of thanksgiving and commemoration

  10. Candle

    Archbishops join interfaith call to PM to allow public worship

    03/11/2020

    NEWS - The Archbishops of Canterbury and York, together with the Bishop of London, have joined national faith leaders in calling on the Government to permit public worship during the forthcoming lockdown in England.