2021 news archive

  1. View upwards of wooden cross with branching roof of the Minster in view

    Easter Day Sermon


    COMMENT - The Archbishop's Easter Day Sermon at York Minster 2021

    6 min read
  2. Lower legs of someone walking on a pebble beach

    Walk away your worries


    FEATURE - The Archbishop writes an Easter message in the Escape Travel Section in today's Daily Mail 

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

    How do we understand the cross of Jesus Christ?


    FEATURE - The Archbishop writes the Credo Column in The Times today. His article follows in full...

    4 min read
  4. Two worn pieces of wood crossed over each other

    Four prayers for Good Friday


    FEATURE - The Archbishop writes a Good Friday message of hope for a better world in today's Yorkshire Post. The article follows in full

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

    Holy Week and Easter at York Minster 2021


    NEWS - York Minster today announced its services and events for Holy Week and Easter, the most important festival in the calendar for Christians around the world.

    7 min read
  6. Head and shoulders of Archbishop on Zoom

    House of Lords speech in the debate on the Archbishops' Housing Commission Report 'Coming Home'


    COMMENT - The Archbishop today delivered his first speech after returning to the House of Lords as Archbishop of York. The debate was on the report 'Coming Home' by the Archbishops’ Commission on Housing, Church and Community, and the case for setting out a long-term housing strategy. The speech follows in full... 

    6 min read
  7. national day of reflection

    Covid-19 has brought us to our knees - now I pray we rise up


    COMMENT - The Archbishop writes in today's York Press about the effects of the pandemic. The article follows in full...

    4 min read
  8. Archbishop standing outside holding an A4 sized book with 5 pictures on the front

    Howden Pupils Quiz Archbishop


    NEWS - Year 2 pupils from Howden Church of England Infant School in the East Riding of Yorkshire wrote to the Archbishop of York, Stephen Cottrell asking questions ranging from ‘Do you like pizza?’ to ‘Have you ever met God?’

    2 min read
  9. Archbishop of York logo

    Speech to the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament


    COMMENT - The Archbishop spoke this evening at the emergency 'No more Nukes' rally called by CND 

    3 min read
  10. 3 lit tealights with black background

    Majority of mourners during pandemic unable to say goodbye properly, research finds


    NEWS - More than half of young adults have lost someone close to them over the past year, with this age group most active in helping to comfort the bereaved and organise funerals, according to new research on the impact of the pandemic published today by the Church of England.

    5 min read