The latest news from the Archbishop of York
  1. York Minster Lay Canons September 2020

    New Lay Canons appointed at York Minster


    NEWS - The Archbishop of York, The Most Revd Stephen Cottrell, has approved the appointments of four new Lay Canons to the Chapter of York, the governing body responsible for overseeing the day-to-day running of York Minster.

  2. Bishops Sophie Jelley and Andy Emerton

    Consecrations at York Minster - The Bishop of Doncaster and the Bishop of Sherwood


    NEWS - Consecrations at York Minster - The Bishop of Doncaster and the Bishop of Sherwood on Monday 21 September 

  3. Stephen Cottrell, the Archbishop of York, is interviewed by John Young: ‘By the Grace of God, I will’


    NEWS - The Archbishop of York, Stephen Cottrell has recorded an ‘in conversation with York Courses’ with John Young entitled, “BY THE GRACE OF GOD, I WILL”.

  4. Archbishop Stephen Cottrell in gold and red robes standing next to HM The Queen who is dressed in matching hat and jacket carrying a posy of yellow flowers

    Archbishop of York pays virtual homage to The Queen in historic first


    NEWS - The Archbishop of York has paid homage to The Queen in a ceremony carried out virtually for the first time in history.

  5. The Confirmation of Election of the Rt Revd Mark Tanner as the next Bishop of Chester


    NEWS - Bishop Mark Tanner will be confirmed as the Bishop of Chester at 11am on Wednesday 15 July 2020, in a service broadcast entirely online due to Covid-19 restrictions. 

  6. General Synod Cross

    Church must ‘learn afresh how to share the gospel’, Archbishop of York tells Synod


    NEWS - Presidential Address at the General Synod of the Church of England

  7. Head and shoulders of Archbishop dressed in purple clerical shirt and black suit

    Let's head to a more caring new normal


    FEATURE - Archbishop Stephen writes in the Yorkshire Post today encouraging us to work on a big canvas of inclusion, welcome, hospitality and diversity. The article follows in full...

  8. Newly-confirmed Archbishop of York to preach on the power of prayer


    NEWS - Chaplains from a hospital and a hospice are to join the newly-confirmed Archbishop of York this weekend as he leads worship from York Minster for the Church of England’s weekly online service.

  9. New Archbishop of York speaks to pupils in national online school collective worship


    NEWS - This Friday, the day after he legally becomes the 98th Archbishop of York, Stephen Cottrell will answer young people’s questions about compassion during a virtual collective worship session.

  10. Archbishop holding silver crozier having just taken it off high altar in York Minster

    Archbishop Elect Stephen Geoffrey Cottrell to take his Crozier as 98th Archbishop of York


    NEWS - Bishop Stephen Geoffrey Cottrell, will today take up the historic Braganza Crozier – his staff of office – in a short ceremony at York Minster, following his Confirmation of Election as the 98th Archbishop of York.