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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
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    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
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    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
  8. National Care Covenant: the game changing idea to transform care and support


    COMMENT - Archbishop Stephen writes in today's Yorkshire Post on how can we develop a vision of care and support that enables everyone - regardless of age or ability - to flourish 

    5 min read
  9. Purple writing Foundation for Educational Leadership

    Foundation for Educational Leadership National Conference


    COMMENT - The Archbishop gave a short key note address at the Church of England's National Education Conference 2023: Flourishing Together on 27 January.  

    6 min read
  10. Transform care and support through a National Care Covenant, says Archbishops’ Commission


    NEWS - In a report published today (‘Care and Support Reimagined: a National Care Covenant for England’),  the Archbishops’ Commission on Reimagining Care has set out three actions to realise a new vision for care and support.

    4 min read