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  1. Easter Day sermon - York Minster


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

    9 min read
  2. two stones painted with 3 crosses and an empty tomb

    The Sun newspaper: The resurrection of Jesus changes the world


    FEATURE - Archbishop Stephen writes a message for Easter in today's Sun newspaper. This follows in full

    3 min read
  3. Cross shape torn out of paper laid on piece of rough wood

    Yorkshire Post: Jesus shows us what our humanity can be


    FEATURE - In today's Yorkshire Post, Archbishop Stephen asks if there is a way of inhabiting life that confronts injustices and begins to make life better. You can read the article in full here...

    4 min read
  4. silhouettes of 3 crosses with setting sun behind

    York Press: The Easter story shows us that God calls us to a better way


    FEATURE - In today's York Press, Archbishop Stephen writes that God invites us to be people of loving action, positive change and inner transformation. Read the article here

    3 min read
  5. Head and shoulders of man smiling to camera, wearing a clerical collar and black shirt

    The next Bishop of Burnley will be the Revd Dr Joe Kennedy


    NEWS - A priest who has broad experience of both chaplaincy and teaching, as well as in the ministering and leading of others to help God’s church to grow, has been chosen as the next Suffragan Bishop of Burnley.

    5 min read
  6. Joint Statement: Archbishops warns Government over new extremism definition


    The Archbishops of Canterbury and York warn the Government that its new extremism definition risks “disproportionately targeting Muslim communities” and “driving us apart”. Read in full the statement issued today, Tuesday 12th March.

    2 min read
  7. A picture of two students at York St John University

    Refugee Council CEO to call for compassion at York St John University’s Doing Change event


    NEWS - York St John University and the Office of the Archbishop of York are delighted to announce that Enver Solomon, Chief Executive Officer of the Refugee Council is to deliver this year’s Lecture in Social Justice: ‘The UK’s Changing Asylum Landscape - is this a watershed moment?’

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  8. Stephen Cottrell, Archbishop of York visited York Mosque and Islamic Centre on Monday evening, accompanied by his wife Rebecca. They were there to break the fast at the Iftar meal which Muslims share each day during the holy month of Ramadan. Elliot Foskett Chief Constable, Scott Bissett Deputy Chief Constable, Catherine Clarke Assistant Chief Constable and Arfan Rahouf, Faith Lead for North Yorkshire Police also attended.

    Archbishop of York visits York Mosque during Ramadan


    NEWS - Stephen Cottrell, Archbishop of York visited York Mosque and Islamic Centre on Monday evening, accompanied by his wife Rebecca. 

    2 min read
  9. Image of cathedral from the air with written info about the Festival of Faith and Music

    New Festival of Faith and Music to launch at York Minster


    NEWS - The Archbishop of York, Stephen Cottrell will give a keynote speech at the Church Times Festival of Faith and Music, a new venture created in partnership with the Royal School of Church Music (RSCM), that will be staged for the first time at York Minster from Friday 26 until Sunday 28 April.

    3 min read
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    We need a conversation about justice


    FEATURE - Archbishop Stephen writes in today's Sunday Times about the Fund for Healing, Repair and Justice. The article follows in full 

    3 min read