2020 news archive

  1. countryside with blue sky and white clouds overlaid with the words our hope is found

    Archbishop encourages hope in this new year


    NEWS - The Archbishop is sharing short reflections throughout January 2021 on the theme, ‘Our Hope is Found’.

    3 min read
  2. Arches and roof of interior of York Minster

    Services for Epiphany and New Year at York Minster


    York Minster has announced details of special services and livestreamed worship to bring in the New Year and celebrate the Feast of the Epiphany on Wednesday 6 January. 

    4 min read
  3. York Minster Christmas Tree

    Christmas Day Service at York Minster


    NEWS - The Archbishop presides and preaches at the 11am Solemn Eucharist at York Minster on Christmas Day 

    1 min read
  4. Archbishop Stephen Cottrell in York Minster

    BBC Radio 2 – Christmas Day Reflection


    NEWS - The Archbishop joined the Revd Kate Bottley on BBC Radio 2 this morning. His reflection follows...

    3 min read
  5. Arches and roof of interior of York Minster

    Midnight Mass at York Minster


    NEWS - The Archbishop presides and preaches at a pre-recorded service from York Minster for Christmas Eve

    1 min read
  6. Stars against a blue sky at night with silhouettes o trees in the foreground

    How Christmas will shed new light on the ‘new normal’ we desire


    FEATURE - The Archbishop writes in today's Yorkshire Post, looking ahead at the year to come. The article follows in full...

    5 min read
  7. Drawing of the nativity Scene with bright rays of light shining behind the figures

    Bringing Comfort this Christmas


    FEATURE - In today's York Press the Archbishop writes about the importance of comfort and peace. The article follows in full...

    4 min read
  8. Archbishop head and shoulders purple cassock with crozier, Minster window behind

    Reaching out and building a more beautiful world


    FEATURE - The Archbishop writes in the Sun today, encouraging us to show kindness this Christmas and in the year ahead. The article follows in full...

    3 min read
  9. Clergyman standing outside in front of a viaduct

    Consecration of the Bishop of Berwick – Tuesday 5 January 2021


    NEWS - The Venerable Mark Wroe, currently Archdeacon of Northumberland, will be consecrated as the next Suffragan Bishop of Berwick in the Diocese of Newcastle at York Minster at 11am on Tuesday 5 January 2021, the Eve of the Feast of the Epiphany.

    2 min read
  10. Front cover of Radio Times with Father Christmas smiling with left arm raised above him

    Radio Times - Let us see our diversity as a great strength


    FEATURE - The Archbishop writes in the Christmas edition of the Radio Times. The article follows in full..

    4 min read