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  1. Pope delivers special message for Pentecost Sunday online service alongside archbishops and senior UK church leaders


    NEWS - His Holiness Pope Francis will take part in an online church service alongside the Archbishops of Canterbury and York and a number of other senior UK church leaders for the first time online. 

  2. 'Carers need funding, not applause'


    FEATURE - the Archbishop writes in today's i Newspaper encouraging support for a real Living Wage for all care workers. The article follows in full...

  3. Citizens UK launches campaign for a real living wage for key workers with social care sector funding call


    NEWS - Today, Thursday 28th May, as the nation participates in what could be the ‘final’ #ClapForCarers, charity Citizens UK launches a campaign for all key workers to be paid a real Living Wage

  4. The York Minster logo.

    Confirmation of Election of Bishop Stephen Cottrell as the 98th Archbishop of York, Thursday 9 July 2020


    NEWS - Bishop Stephen Geoffrey Cottrell will be confirmed as the 98th Archbishop of York at 11am on Thursday 9 July 2020, in a service broadcast entirely via video conference due to the Coronavirus restrictions. 

  5. Archbishop standing with arms held out in prayer, with a cross and candle placed on a table alongside him

    Archbishop of York preaches in Church of England national online service on 7th June


    NEWS - The Archbishop of York is to preach as part of the national online service broadcast by the Church of England on Sunday 7th June at 9am.

  6. Thy Kingdom Come launches new elements including ‘prayer and care’ in response to COVID-19 as preparations for global prayer campaign get underway


    NEWS - A global prayer movement, characterised by mass public gatherings and worship, has been radically revamped due to Covid-19

  7. Head and shoulders of Mark Tanner in purple clerical shirt and suit jacket

    Mark Tanner named as the 41st Bishop of Chester 


    NEWS - The Rt Revd Mark Tanner has been named by Downing Street as the next Bishop of Chester, succeeding the Rt Revd Dr Peter Forster who retired in September 2019. 

  8. VE Day - Flags at Bishopthorpe Palace Gatehouse

    Archbishop's sermon at service to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of VE Day


    A Sermon by the Most Revd Dr John Sentamu, the Archbishop of York

  9. Archbishop leads debate in House of Lords on Income Equality and Sustainability


    NEWS - The Archbishop of York today led a debate in the House of Lords which considered the case for increasing income equality and sustainability...

  10. Archbishop John Sentamu in robes outside York Minster

    Virtual Service from Ripon Cathedral to commemorate 75th Anniversary of VE Day


    NEWS - The Archbishop of York will speak at a virtual service from Ripon Cathedral at 11am on Friday May 8 to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of VE Day.