The latest news from the Archbishop of York
  1. 3x3 coloured circles above letters of IICSA

    IICSA Report; open letter


    NEWS - Today, the Archbishops of Canterbury and York, the lead safeguarding bishop and the national director of safeguarding published an open letter regarding the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse.

  2. Head and shoulders of female clergy person dressed in black shirt with white jacket

    Whitby Sisters welcome new Chaplain


    NEWS - The Order of the Holy Paraclete (OHP) in Whitby are delighted to announce the appointment of their new Chaplain, the Revd Lynn Purvis-Lee.

  3. Bishopthorpe Palace with flower bed in front full of red and pink begonias

    SCIE to Conduct Independent Safeguarding Audit of Bishopthorpe Palace in November 2020


    NEWS - The Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE), is conducting an external, independent audit of Bishopthorpe Palace’s safeguarding arrangements, in November 2020 – please contribute if you have first-hand experience of seeking a safeguarding response from the Palace.

  4. General Synod Cross

    Archbishop shares Presidential address at special session of General Synod


    COMMENT - The Archbishop of York today shared the opening Presidential address with the Archbishop of Canterbury at a special session of the Church of England General Synod. The Archbishop of York's speech follows in full...

  5. Gold square cross with red letters YHCT in each quarter

    Archbishop of York to become President of the Yorkshire Historic Churches Trust


    NEWS - The Archbishop of York, Stephen Cottrell, has accepted an invitation to become President of the Yorkshire Historic Churches Trust (YHCT), the charity set up to maintain and repair places of worship across the region.

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    The Archbishop of York continues as HARP's Patron


    NEWS - The Archbishop of York, The Most Revd Stephen Cottrell, is to continue in his role of Patron for HARP, Southend’s homeless charity. 

  7. Exterior shot of York Minster

    Archbishop ordains twelve Deacons to serve in the Diocese of York


    NEWS - Twelve women and men will be ordained Deacon by the Archbishop of York, Stephen Cottrell, in the course of five services in York Minster between Friday 25th and Sunday 27th September 2020.

  8. Bishops Sophie Jelley and Andy Emerton

    Consecrations of the Bishop of Doncaster and the Bishop of Sherwood to be livestreamed from York Minster


    NEWS - Two new Bishops will be consecrated in separate services taking place at York Minster on Monday 21 September.

  9. Diocese of York seal - red shield with crossed keys in white and gold mitre sitting above

    A warm pool, a tea bag and the beat of a drum: five new Readers for the Diocese of York


    NEWS - The Archbishop of York, Stephen Cottrell, will admit and licence five people to serve as Readers in parishes in the Diocese of York, in a service at York Minster on Saturday 26th September.

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    Archbishop of York to become Patron of the Sodality of Mary, Mother of Priests


    NEWS - The Archbishop of York, Stephen Cottrell has accepted the invitation to be Patron of the Sodality of Mary, Mother of Priests (SMMS).  He will officially take up the role during a virtual Zoom gathering on 17 September at 4pm where he will take time to chat with members about their ministries within the Anglican Communion.