2023 News Archive

  1. Homeless man asleep next to a sign asking for help

    Policy inaction means many will be cold, hungry and lonely this Christmas


    FEATURE - Writing in this week's The House magazine, the Archbishop asks us to think what we can do to bring hope to our world

    4 min read
  2. Diocese of Carlisle words with shepherd's crook alongside

    Archbishop of York Statement on the Crown Nominations Commission for the next Bishop of Carlisle


    NEWS - Statement from the Archbishop of York on the Crown Nominations Commission for the next Bishop of Carlisle 

    2 min read
  3. A man in chorister's robe standing with 4 boys dressed in robes, one of who has a staff and mitre as well

    Archbishop of York unseated by a Chorister Bishop - just for one day


    NEWS - The Archbishop of York Stephen Cottrell, was unseated from his throne at York Minster’s Saturday Evensong Service, by Edward Sangwine, aged 12, who was appointed as the cathedral’s Chorister Bishop for 2023.

    3 min read
  4. head and shoulders of smiling lady with orange backdrop

    BBC Radio 2 Pause for Thought


    COMMENT - Archbishop Stephen joined Zoe Ball in the BBC Radio 2 studio to share a Pause for Thought. You can read it in full here.

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

    York Minster to host BBC Radio 4 recording - Christmas Service with The Archbishop of York


    NEWS - BBC Radio 4 will be at York Minster on Tuesday 12 December to record a special act of worship for broadcast on Christmas Day morning.   

    2 min read
  6. Four people in hard hats and outdoor clothing

    The Archbishop of York's Missionary Journey to Cleveland Archdeaconry


    NEWS - The Archbishop of York, Stephen Cottrell, visited Middlesbrough and the Cleveland Hills in the north east of the Diocese of York on Monday 27th November.

    3 min read
  7. York Minster advent wreath

    York Minster gets ready for Advent and Christmas


    NEWS - To mark the start of the Advent and Christmas season, York Minster is preparing for the raising of its spectacular Advent Wreath and the opening of the York Minster Christmas Tree Festival in the first weekend of December.

    2 min read
  8. Man in clergy clothing standing at lectern giving a speech

    General Synod 2023 - Joint Presidential Address


    COMMENT - The Archbishop, alongside the Archbishop of Canterbury, delivered the Presidential address to the meeting of the General Synod in London today. The address follows in full

    8 min read
  9. Candles are lit in York Minster

    Vigil for peace in Israel and Gaza


    Religious, political and civic leaders from across York will come together to hold a vigil in York Minster on Saturday 11 November to call for peace and an end to the conflict in Israel and Gaza.

    2 min read
  10. Statement from the House of Bishops on the war in Gaza


    NEWS - Read the joint statement from the House of Bishops 

    5 min read