2021 news archive

  1. Christian Aid Same Storm Different Boats

    Watching and praying in hope for a positive outcome at COP26


    FEATURE - Archbishop Stephen writes in the Church Times as nations prepare to gather for COP26.  His article follows in full...

    5 min read
  2. Head and shoulders of bishop in robes standing in front of red leather benches

    Archbishop of York's tribute to Sir David Amess in the House of Lords


    COMMENT - The Archbishop of York, Stephen Cottrell, has spoken during tributes to Sir David Amess in the House of Lords. His speech follows in full

    4 min read
  3. 2 pairs of hands held out supporting each other

    My friend David's faith-filled life showed the true meaning of kindness


    FEATURE - The Archbishop has written in today's Sunday Telegraph following the death of Sir David Amess. The article follows in full...

    4 min read
  4. Display of poppies with backdrop of high vaulted ceiling of a church

    York Minster’s Season of Remembrance


    NEWS - This year’s Season of Remembrance at York Minster will help us to engage with the extraordinary power of love, the grief and pain of bereavement and the opportunity to honour and to pay our respects to those who have died in past conflicts.

    5 min read
  5. Blue notice with words Challenge Poverty week in white with 3 coloured arrows pointing upwards

    Why voices of poor need heeding in Challenge Poverty Week


    COMMENT - The Archbishop wrote in the Yorkshire Post today at the start of Challenge Poverty Week England and Wales. The article follows in full

    4 min read
  6. Man dressed in grey suit and black clerical shirt standing in front of brick wall

    New Bishop of Portsmouth Announced


    NEWS - Downing Street today (Oct 8) announced that the new Bishop of Portsmouth will be the Rt Revd Dr Jonathan Frost, who is currently the Dean of York.

    5 min read
  7. 12 men and women standing together outside a brick building

    Archbishops’ Racial Justice Commission Members Announced


    NEWS - The Archbishops of Canterbury and York today announced the names of the 11 Commission Members who have been appointed to the Racial justice Commission, joining Lord Boateng whose Chairmanship of the Commission was announced on 9 July 2021.

    3 min read
  8. Book standing up with holly, pine cone and dried orange slice next to it

    Music of Eternity - Archbishop of York's Advent book for 2021


    NEWS - Music of Eternity: Meditations for Advent with Evelyn Underhill: The Archbishop of York’s chosen Advent Book for 2021 by Robyn Wrigley-Carr

    2 min read
  9. Head and shoulders of smiling lady with short red hair dressed in grey dress and jacket

    Chair and survivor advocate appointed to Church of England’s Independent Safeguarding Board


    NEWS - The Archbishops of Canterbury and York have welcomed two key appointments to the new Independent Safeguarding Board (ISB), which has been created to provide oversight of the Church of England’s national safeguarding work.

    4 min read
  10. Model of boat with used matchsticks standing in it. Words of We have a Dream underneath

    St Martin in the Fields - The Dream for the Church


    COMMENT - The Archbishop gave the opening lecture at St Martin in the Fields in the Autumn Lecture Series – We Have a Dream. His speech follows in full...

    19 min read