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    Appointment of the Archbishop’s Mission Enabler for the North


    NEWS - The Revd Canon Dr Mark Powley, currently the Principal at St Hild College, has been appointed as the Archbishop’s Mission Enabler for the North. This is a new and exciting role which will focus on revitalising parishes and planting new churches across the Northern Province.

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    'We are here for you' - Archbishop responds to Census findings


    COMMENT - The Archbishop of York responds to the findings on religion from the England and Wales Census 2021 published today

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  3. York Minster Christmas Tree

    York Minster’s Christmas Tree Festival


    NEWS - The York Minster Christmas Tree Festival is returning to the cathedral this Advent and Christmas following the success of the first festival in 2021, with this year’s event taking place inside the medieval Minster.

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    Welcome to Advent and Christmas at York Minster


    NEWS - York Minster is preparing to mark Advent and Christmas with traditional services, seasonal concerts and music and family-friendly events throughout December.

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    The Consecration of the Bishop of Beverley


    NEWS - The Consecration of the Bishop of Beverley takes place on Weds 30 November at York Minster at 11am 

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    Pioneering York Minster leads way with photovoltaic roof installation plan


    NEWS - As COP 27 today draws to a close, major plans for York Minster to generate its own electricity through renewable energy have taken a step forward.

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  7. Graphic stating the real living wage is more important than ever

    The value of a Living Wage has never been more important


    FEATURE - Archbishop Stephen writes in today's Yorkshire Post in Living Wage Week

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  8. Stone statue of HM The Queen

    Royal Visit to York Minster


    NEWS - His Majesty King Charles III and Her Majesty The Queen Consort to visit York Minster

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    The Installation of The Very Reverend Dominic Barrington as the 77th Dean of York


    NEWS - The Very Reverend Dominic Barrington will be Installed as the 77th Dean of York during a special service of Choral Evensong, starting at 3pm at York Minster on Saturday 12th November to which all are warmly invited. 

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    A statement from the Archbishop of York - IICSA Final Report


    NEWS - The Archbishop has today issued a statement following the publication of the final report from the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) 

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