Together with the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Archbishop of York is a leading spokesperson on behalf of the Church of England.

He is one of the Presidents of the General Synod and of the Archbishop's Council. He is also Chair and President of numerous Church bodies. The role of the Archbishop of York is varied. He is a Primate of England and Archbishop of the Province of York, leading the twelve dioceses in the northern province of the Church of England.

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Diocese of York

A family of 589 churches and 127 schools in 443 parishes

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York Minster

York Minster is the seat of the Archbishop of York

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The Anglican Communion

The Archbishop represents the Church of England internationally


Source URL: https://www.archbishopofyork.org/archbishop-york/role-archbishop-york

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