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The latest news from the Archbishop of York
  1. Bishops Sophie Jelley and Andy Emerton

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

    14/09/2020

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

  2. 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

    14/09/2020

    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.

  3. Letters SMMS written in blue

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

    04/09/2020

    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.

  4. York Minster Lay Canons September 2020

    New Lay Canons appointed at York Minster

    11/08/2020

    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.

  5. Bishops Sophie Jelley and Andy Emerton

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

    03/08/2020

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

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

    27/07/2020

    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”.

  7. 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

    22/07/2020

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

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

    14/07/2020

    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. 

  9. General Synod Cross

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

    11/07/2020

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

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

    Let's head to a more caring new normal

    11/07/2020

    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...