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    The Archbishop of York’s Advent Book 2022

    26/09/2022

    NEWS - The Archbishop of York's chosen Advent book for 2022, 'Sleepers Wake' has been published and is available to buy now. Author Nicholas Holtam argues that climate change and the environment is a spiritual crisis to which we have not yet fully woken up. 

    5 min read
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    York Minster’s programme of services and events for Advent and Christmas 2022

    26/09/2022

    NEWS - York Minster is preparing to mark Advent and Christmas with a range of beautiful breath-taking services and seasonal concerts for all the family.

    8 min read
  3. Restoring Hope Labour Party Conference Sermon

    Archbishop of York to preach at Labour Party Conference church service

    23/09/2022

    NEWS - The Archbishop of York will be the preacher at this year’s Labour Party conference church service.

    1 min read
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    New Readers for the Diocese of York admitted by Archbishop

    22/09/2022

    NEWS - The Archbishop of York, Stephen Cottrell, will admit two new Readers to serve in parishes in the Diocese of York, during a service of thanksgiving and celebration for the ministry of Readers beginning at 10.30am in York Minster on Saturday 24th September.

    3 min read
  5. Graphic showing the UK and amounts of the Living Wage

    Real Living Wage increases to £10.90 in the UK and £11.95 in London as the cost-of-living rises

    22/09/2022

    NEWS - Almost 400,000 people working for over 11,000 real Living Wage Employers throughout the country are set for a vital cost-of-living pay boost, as the new Living Wage rates rise to £10.90 an hour across the UK, and £11.95 an hour in London. 

    6 min read
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    Commissioning and Welcome for new Bishop of Hull

    21/09/2022

    NEWS - The new Bishop of Hull, the Right Reverend Dr Eleanor Sanderson, will begin her ministry in a Service of Commissioning and Welcome in Hull Minster at which the Archbishop of York, Stephen Cottrell, will preside, beginning at 7.30pm on Thursday 22nd September 2022.

    5 min read
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    How Queen Elizabeth II Became a Constant Anchor in our Lives

    19/09/2022

    FEATURE - The Archbishop writes a tribute in today's Yorkshire Post

    5 min read
  8. Remembering HM The Queen

    We Commend Her Life to God

    19/09/2022

    FEATURE - Archbishop Stephen writes a tribute in today's York Press 

    2 min read
  9. Remembering HM The Queen

    The nation has lost its beloved grandmother

    18/09/2022

    FEATURE - In today's Sunday Express, Archbishop Stephen reflects on the role of Her Late Majesty The Queen as grandmother to the nation

    4 min read
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    York Minster’s Services Commemorating Her Late Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II

    13/09/2022

    NEWS - As the period of national mourning for Her Late Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II continues, York Minster today confirmed the arrangements for special services, signing the Books of Condolence and the national one minute’s silence in honour of the late Queen.

    3 min read