News from 2020

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  1. Exterior shot of York Minster

    Lent, Holy Week and Easter at York Minster


    NEWS - From Ash Wednesday (26 February) until Easter Eve (Saturday 11 April), Christians around the world will enter the period of Lent – a time of reflection, penitence and solemnity – as they recall the momentous events leading to Jesus’ betrayal, imprisonment, torture, and crucifixion on Good Friday. Then on Easter Day (Sunday 12 April), sorrow turns to joy as Christians celebrate the wonder of Christ’s resurrection.


  2. Archbishop of York at York Minster Mission Weekend

    Service of Thanksgiving, Prayer, and Blessing for the ministry of Archbishop Sentamu at York Minster


    NEWS - A Service of Thanksgiving, Prayer, and Blessing, to mark Dr Sentamu’s end of Archiepiscopal Ministry, as Primate of England and Metropolitan, will take place in the Cathedral and Metropolitical Church of St Peter in York (York Minster), on Saturday 6th June, 2020 at 11am.

  3. SCIE to Conduct Independent Audit of Bishopthorpe Palace in March 2020


    NEWS - The Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE), a charity and leading improvement support agency, has been commissioned nationally by the National Safeguarding Team as part of the Archbishops’ Council to provide a programme of independent audits of diocesan safeguarding arrangements for the Church of England.

  4. Louise Connacher Appointed Registrar of the Province of York


    NEWS - Archbishop Sentamu has appointed Louise Connacher as Registrar of the Province of York with effect from 2 February 2020.

  5. The Archbishop of York today appeals for unity over Brexit writing in the Yorkshire Post


    FEATURE - The Archbishop writes in today's Yorkshire Post on the need to work actively and intentionally towards reconciliation and common purposes in our Country.

  6. Archbishop to be awarded an honorary degree from Liverpool Hope University


    NEWS - The Archbishop of York Dr John Sentamu is to be awarded an honorary degree from Liverpool Hope University.

  7. Archbishop and Chancellor of Durham University in red  black and gold academic robes

    The Archbishop of York awarded honorary Doctorate of Divinity by Durham University


    NEWS - Durham University has today awarded the Archbishop of York an honorary Doctorate of Divinity, in recognition of his long and exemplary service of national and international acclaim.

  8. Step Forward banner - People walking across beach carrying crosses

    Step Forward 2020


    NEWS - The next Step Forward event is to be held at Bishopthorpe Palace York, on Saturday 7 March 2020.