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  1. Head and shoulders of two men wearing purple shirts with clerical collars

    Final farewell service and blessing for two northern bishops


    NEWS - Archbishop Stephen will preach at a service of thanksgiving for the ministry of the Bishop of Selby and the Bishop of Whitby, marking the retirement of both, in York Minster at 5.30pm on Tuesday 16th July 2024. 

    3 min read
  2. Archbishop Stephen gives his presidential address to General Synod

    York General Synod 2024 - Presidential Address


    COMMENT - Archbishop Stephen delivered the Presidential Address to the meeting of the General Synod in York today. This follows in full

    13 min read
  3. Large church building in flames

    York Minster 40th Anniversary of the Fire


    FEATURE - Archbishop Stephen writes in today's Yorkshire Post as the anniversary of the fire at York Minster in 1984 approaches.

    7 min read
  4. An image of a sign with the words Polling Station

    Yorkshire Post: Why it's important that everyone votes in the election


    FEATURE - In today's Yorkshire Post, Archbishop Stephen writes about the importance of turning up and casting our vote at the General Election on Thursday. You can read the article in full here...

    6 min read
  5. pakistani clergy gathering in doncaster

    Celebrating Pakistani Christian communities


    Archbishop Stephen was among the visitors today at St James’s Church in Doncaster to celebrate the Pakistani Christian community and to shine a light on the perspectives of people living as a minority.

    3 min read
  6. York Minster Service

    Archbishop to ordain 15 new Deacons to serve in Diocese of York


    NEWS - Fifteen people with varied stories of God's call to serve will be ordained Deacon by the Archbishop of York, Stephen Cottrell, in York Minster on Saturday 29th June 2024 in a service beginning at 2.30pm. 

    12 min read
  7. Bishops to ordain eight new priests to serve in the Diocese of York


    NEWS - Eight deacons will be ordained priest by the bishops of the Diocese of York over the final weekend in June and first weekend in July, in or close to the parish where they serve as Curate.

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

    BBC Radio 2 Pause for Thought


    COMMENT - Archbishop Stephen today gave the Pause for Thought on BBC Radio 2's breakfast show with Zoe Ball. This follows in full

    2 min read
  9. Pray your part

    Archbishop writes on the importance of voting


    Archbishop Stephen writes about the upcoming General Election in today's Sunday Express and the importance of voting, encouraging all to register to vote 

    4 min read
  10. Diocese of Chester logo

    Archbishop of York to visit Diocese of Chester


    The Archbishop of York, Stephen Cottrell, is making a missionary visit to Chester diocese later this month, from 20-23 June.

    2 min read