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  1. Archbishops’ Commission on Racial Justice Releases First Biannual Report


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

    4 min read
  2. Smiling woman in black t-shirt with Rock and Roll written on it

    BBC Radio 2 - Pause for Thought On Slowing Down


    NEWS - Archbishop Stephen offers a Pause for Thought today on BBC Radio 2, reflecting on his recent pilgrimage of St Cuthbert's Way. 

    3 min read
  3. Deacon ordinations 2022

    Archbishop to ordain 11 new Deacons to serve in Diocese of York


    NEWS - Eleven women and men with varied stories of God's call to serve will be ordained Deacon by the Archbishop of York, Stephen Cottrell, in York Minster on Saturday 25th June in a service beginning at 4.30pm.

    10 min read
  4. St Cuthberts Way

    Archbishop of York completes his pilgrimage walking St Cuthbert’s Way


    NEWS - Archbishop of York Stephen Cottrell arrived at Holy Island off the coast of Northumbria today having walked St Cuthbert’s Way, setting off from Melrose last Monday. 

    2 min read
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    Bishops' letter to The Times on the Rwanda asylum policy


    NEWS - 'Whether or not the first deportation flight leaves Britain today for Rwanda, this policy should shame us as a nation', say the bishops in the House of Lords.

    3 min read
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    2022 Moule Day Lecture - Ridley Hall Cambridge


    COMMENT - On 9 June the Archbishop gave the annual Moule Memorial Lecture, named in honour of C.F.D. "Charlie" Moule on the theme "Travelling Well: Pilgrimage and discipleship".

    13 min read
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    Archbishop and Bishops to ordain 15 new priests to serve in the Diocese of York


    NEWS - Fifteen deacons will be ordained priest by the archbishop and bishops of the Diocese of York over the weekend 11th - 12th June 2022, each woman or man in the parish where they serve as Curate.

    2 min read
  8. Man in black clothes and clerical collar holding a metal baton

    Cathedrals Cycle Route Relay Begins


    NEWS - The second national Cathedrals Cycle Route Relay begins – with support from the Archbishop of York.

    3 min read
  9. St Pauls Cathedral

    Sermon at St Paul's Cathedral celebrating Her Majesty the Queen's Platinum Jubilee


    SERMON - On Friday 3 June the Archbishop delivered the sermon in St Paul's Cathedral during a service to mark and celebrate Her Majesty the Queen's Platinum Jubilee. This follows in full

    4 min read
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    The Queen’s Christianity is the lens through which she views the world


    FEATURE - The Archbishop has written in the Daily Telegraph on the occasion of Her Majesty the Queen's Platinum Jubilee

    4 min read