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    Bishop Sarah becomes Acting Bishop of Durham following the retirement of Bishop Paul


    NEWS - The Bishop of Jarrow, the Right Reverend Sarah Clark has become Acting Bishop of Durham following last week’s retirement of the Right Reverend Paul Butler.

    3 min read
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    A political consensus needs to return on tackling child poverty urgently


    FEATURE - Archbishop Stephen writes in today's Yorkshire Post on the urgent need to tackle Child Poverty. The article follows in full

    6 min read
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    The 10th Anniversary of the Diocese of Leeds


    NEWS - The 10th anniversary of the Diocese of Leeds takes place on Saturday, April 20, 2024 and is an opportunity to both reflect and look forward to coming decades.

    2 min read
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    Archbishops’ Commission on Racial Justice publishes Fourth Biannual Report


    NEWS - The Archbishops’ Commission for Racial Justice has released the fourth of its biannual Racial Justice reports.

    4 min read
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    Publication of Jay Review


    NEWS - The Archbishops of Canterbury and York have welcomed the publication today of the Future of Church Safeguarding report from Professor Alexis Jay, with an outline of next steps for how the Church responds.  

    4 min read
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    BBC Radio 2 Pause for Thought


    COMMENT - Archbishop Stephen today gave the Pause for Thought on BBC Radio 2's breakfast show with Zoe Ball. This follows in full

    2 min read
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    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. 

    3 min read
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    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).

    4 min read
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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
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    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.

    2 min read