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  1. 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.

    4 min read
  2. Statement from the Archbishop of Canterbury and the Archbishop of York


    Statement thanking Bishop Helen-Ann Hartley 

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  3. 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.

    6 min read
  4. 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.

    2 min read
  5. 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
  6. 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

    3 min read
  7. Spikey the hedgehog is held up at Bishopthorpe Palace

    Spikey the hedgehog back at home in palace grounds


    NEWS - Spikey the hedgehog was returned to the grounds of Bishopthorpe Palace after recuperating at a local rescue centre.

    2 min read
  8. Bishops to ordain eight new priests to serve in the Diocese of York


    NEWS - Eight deacons will be ordained priest by the bishops of the Diocese of York over the weekend 6th - 7th January, in or close to the parish where they serve as Curate.

    5 min read