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  1. hands holding St George's flags in the air

    Scouts and Guides St George's Day Celebration Service


    COMMENT - Archbishop Stephen spoke at the St George's Day celebration service for Scouts and Guides from the Scout Districts of York Ebor and York Minster and Guides County of North Yorkshire South

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  2. Man holding chisel and mallet and chipping at stone block

    The Archbishop of York pays a first official visit to York College and University Centre


    NEWS - The Archbishop of York Stephen Cottrell revealed that his wife has forced him to buy a new pair of Dr. Martens shoes for King Charles’ Coronation during a first official visit to York College and University Centre.

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  3. People standing outside York Mosque

    Archbishop Visits York Mosque and Islamic Centre in Ramadan


    NEWS - Stephen Cottrell, Archbishop of York visited York Mosque and Islamic Centre yesterday evening with Mrs Rebecca Cottrell, where they were welcomed by Faizal Mohamudbuccus and Naser Jasim, President of the Mosque to break the fast at the Iftar meal after sunset as part of the Mosque's 'Experience Ramadan' events. 

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  4. Exterior of York Minster from the air

    Services and events at York Minster for the Coronation of His Majesty King Charles III


    NEWS - York Minster will mark the Coronation of His Majesty King Charles III with worship, music, exhibitions and an event to recruit more volunteers as part of The Big Help Out, the national charity for the Coronation.

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  5. Head and shoulders of man wearing clerical robes

    Easter Day sermon at York Minster


    COMMENT - Archbishop Stephen delivered the sermon during the Festal Eucharist at York Minster today

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  6. Greyscale photo of people walking in a town setting

    Easter Sunday reminds us to celebrate, not fear, our differences


    FEATURE - Writing in today's Daily Telegraph, Archbishop Stephen asks if there can be any hope for our world, our nation, and for the Church when we face so many seemingly intractable differences and disagreements. 

    5 min read
  7. Head and shoulders of a man and a woman standing back to back, smiling

    Easter Day Pause for Thought


    COMMENT - Archbishop Stephen joined BBC Radio 2's Good Morning Sunday programme to give a Pause for Thought for Easter Day

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  8. 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
  9. 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'

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  10. 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

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