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  1. Head and shoulders of a bearded man dressed in clerical clothes

    A new Canon Precentor for York Minster


    NEWS - The Chapter of York today announced that the Archbishop of York has appointed The Reverend Canon James Milne, currently Canon Precentor at St Paul’s Cathedral, as the new Canon Precentor at York Minster. 

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  2. A group of people smiling to camera inside a church

    Archbishop commissions new racial justice group during Lancashire visit


    NEWS - To coincide with 'Racial Justice Sunday' today (February 11) the Archbishop of York, The Most Revd and Rt Hon Stephen Cottrell, visited Lancashire to commission the members of the new Racial Justice Group for The Church of England in Lancashire (Blackburn Diocese).

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    Statement: Interim Theology Advisers


    NEWS - The Archbishops of Canterbury and York have announced the appointment of a new interim Theology Adviser, the Revd Canon Dr Jessica Martin, to work alongside the Revd Dr Tom Woolford.

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

    Church Times and RSCM Festival of Faith and Music


    NEWS - York is to host the first-ever Church Times Festival of Faith and Music in partnership with the Royal School of Church Music (RSCM) in April 2024.

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  5. Around 40 men and women dressed in clerical clothes standing outside an old flint stone church

    42 Catholic and Anglican bishops meet in Norwich


    NEWS - Over 40 Anglican and Catholic bishops convened in Norwich this week (January 30 and 31) in a joint meeting for services and group discussions about the ways in which the two denominations can work together more closely, as well as understanding each other better.

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  6. Statement from the Archbishop of Canterbury and the Archbishop of York


    Statement thanking Bishop Helen-Ann Hartley 

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  7. View upwards of wooden cross with branching roof of the Minster in view

    Lent, Holy Week and Easter at York Minster


    NEWS - York Minster today announced its services and events for Lent, Holy Week and Easter 2024.

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  8. Archbishop Stephen is stood with Wakefield Cathedral members of staff

    The Archbishop of York’s Missionary Journey to Wakefield


    NEWS - The Archbishop of York, Stephen Cottrell, visited Wakefield, part of the Anglican Diocese of Leeds, on Thursday 25 January.

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  9. A woman and a man standing next to a banner saying Equal Inclusive Rights

    Archbishop Hosts First Anti-Racism Summit for York


    NEWS - York’s first Anti-Racism summit, hosted by the Archbishop of York, saw key figures and multi-faith leaders gather on 24 January.

    3 min read
  10. Front cover of a book P is for Pilgrim  in gold lettering on a drawn picture of people following a winding path

    P is for Pilgrim The Christian Faith: A Journey from A to Z


    By the Archbishop of York, Stephen Cottrell, illustrated by Jack Seymour
    ‘This is a book that I’m sure would have helped me when I first explored Christianity… it explores and explains most of the key concepts and ideas that underpin the Christian faith [and] the deep mysteries of some beautiful but complicated words.’
    Stephen Cottrell, Archbishop of York

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