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  1. Painted spring flowers and 2 bluetits with nest with the word Easter overlaid

    Learning how to live right


    FEATURE - Writing in this week's Radio Times, Archbishop Stephen suggests that patterns of repeat help us focus and see the same old things in a new way.

    3 min read
  2. Stone wall with writing overlaid Psalm 127 verse 1

    The Easter message is one of great hope


    FEATURE - Archbishop Stephen writes in today's edition of the Yorkshire Post 'We would do well to honour our own history and traditions by looking after one another'

    5 min read
  3. Front cover of Big Issue magazine with man waving

    Be still and dwell in the present


    FEATURE - Archbishop Stephen wrote in the Easter edition of the Big Issue. The article follows in full

    4 min read
  4. Gold crown above writing saying the Coronation of King Charles III

    Coronation - A Pastoral Letter from the Archbishops of Canterbury and York


    NEWS - Archbishop Justin and Archbishop Stephen have written directly to clergy in the Church of England today, sharing something of their hope for the Coronation of King Charles III on 6 May

    4 min read
  5. Head and shoulders of man dressed in blue clergy shirt and black blazer

    New Bishop of Bolton announced by Downing Street


    NEWS - The next Bishop of Bolton will be the Revd Dr. Matthew Porter, currently Vicar of St Michael le Belfrey in York, 10 Downing Street has announced today.

    4 min read
  6. Blue shield with bishop's mitre and stole above it

    Archbishop to visit the Diocese of Sodor and Man


    NEWS - Archbishop Stephen will be in the Diocese of Sodor and Man for a missionary visit from 16 - 19 March

    3 min read
  7. Head and shoulders of a woman dressed in black clerical clothes

    Appointment of Suffragan Bishop of Huddersfield


    NEWS - The Revd Canon Smitha Prasadam, currently Chaplain of St Albans, Copenhagen will take up the role of Bishop of Huddersfield, Downing Street announced this morning

    3 min read
  8. Stained glass window

    Water is thicker than blood


    FEATURE - Archbishop Stephen writes in this month's New Directions magazine, reflecting that the bonds we have in Christ, and with one another through our baptism fixes us together as the body of Christ. The article follows in full 

    5 min read
  9. A burgundy coloured book with another opened book showing words on one page and flowers on the other

    Church of England shares a Book of Prayer for the Coronation of King Charles III


    NEWS - The Church of England is calling for a period of prayer leading up to the Coronation and has released a book of Daily Prayers for the Coronation of King Charles III.

    3 min read
  10. Head and shoulders of a woman

    New Chancellor to the Diocese of York


    NEWS - The Archbishop of York has welcomed Lyndsey de Mestre KC as Chancellor to the Diocese of York following her appointment to the role on the retirement of His Honour Canon Peter Collier KC.

    3 min read