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  1. Archbishops’ Commission on Racial Justice releases Second Biannual Report


    NEWS - The Archbishops’ Commission for Racial Justice has released the second of its biannual Racial Justice reports.

    3 min read
  2. Concentric circles with Thy Kingdom Come written across them

    Online launch of Thy Kingdom Come


    NEWS - Online launch event for the 8th annual Thy Kingdom Come global prayer movement to take place at the end of February

    5 min read
  3. Logo for Diocese of Manchester in black writing on white background

    The Archbishop of York to visit the Diocese of Manchester


    NEWS - The Archbishop of York, Stephen Cottrell is going to the Diocese of Manchester to visit community services and churches in the area. This missionary visit, taking place from 1st to 3rd March, is an opportunity for the Archbishop meet with local people and leaders, giving thanks for the work that they are doing in their communities.

    3 min read
  4. Smiling woman in black t-shirt with Rock and Roll written on it

    BBC Radio 2 Pause for Thought - Shrove Tuesday


    COMMENT - Archbishop Stephen gave the Pause for Thought on BBC Radio 2 Breakfast programme today, Shrove Tuesday

    3 min read
  5. 6 circles each with different line drawings in them above the words Rhythm of Life

    Diocese of York - Rhythm of Life


    NEWS - During Lent 2023 the Diocese of York is encouraging exploration of a Diocesan Rhythm of Life as a pattern of holy living for everyone, disciples of all ages, enabling all to become more like Christ.

    3 min read
  6. View upwards of wooden cross with branching roof of the Minster in view

    Lent, Holy Week and Easter at York Minster


    NEWS - York Minster has announced its services and events for Lent, Holy Week and Easter 2023.

    12 min read
  7. Arch shaped multicoloured window next to words Living in Love and Faith

    Prayers for God’s blessing for same-sex couples take step forward after Synod debate


    NEWS - The Church of England’s General Synod has called on the bishops to take the next step to issue prayers which would enable same-sex couples to come to church after a civil marriage or civil partnership to give thanks, dedicate their relationship to God and receive God’s blessing.

    4 min read
  8. The King and Queen Consort being welcomed at the steps of York Minster

    York Minster to host Their Majesties The King and The Queen Consort’s first Royal Maundy Service


    NEWS - The Dean of York, the Very Revd Dominic Barrington, today expressed his delight that the first Royal Maundy service in the reign of His Majesty The King will take place at York Minster on Thursday 6 April. 

    2 min read
  9. Head and shoulders of man in clerical clothes

    Bishop David Urquhart to be new Bishop to the Archbishops of Canterbury and York


    NEWS - Archbishop Justin Welby and Archbishop Stephen Cottrell have announced the Rt Revd David Urquhart as the new Bishop to the Archbishops of Canterbury and York. 

    2 min read
  10. SCIE written in white writing in a blue square

    Bishopthorpe Palace publishes its Independent Safeguarding Audit from SCIE


    NEWS - The independent audit by the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) of Bishopthorpe Palace’s safeguarding arrangements has been published today. 

    2 min read