Read sermons and messages delivered by Archbishop Stephen Cottrell.
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    A moment of Reflection - Trinity Sunday 30 May 2021


    A moment of reflection for Trinity Sunday

    1 min read
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    Pentecost Sunday Service - Thy Kingdom Come 2021


    NEWS - The Archbishop of York leads the Church of England's national online service on the final day of Thy Kingdom Come - a global wave of prayer from Ascension Day to Pentecost Sunday.

    4 min read
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    York St John University inaugural Institute for Social Justice lecture ‘Enough is Enough’


    COMMENT - The Archbishop gave his inaugural lecture at York St John University exploring the theme of 'Learning what enough looks like. How Christian and faith traditions might speak to the big ecological and economic challenges of our time.' His speech follows in full

    20 min read
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    Archbishop of York’s Presidential Address to General Synod 


    COMMENT - The Archbishop's presidential address to the Church of England General Synod on response to Panorama and launch of the Anti-Racism Task Force

    6 min read
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    Remembering The Duke of Edinburgh: A Sunday Service with the Archbishop of York


    From Bishopthorpe Chapel, Archbishop of York Stephen Cottrell leads this online service of remembrance and prayer.

    2 min read
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    The Eucharist for the Second Sunday of Easter


    COMMENT - The Archbishop of York preaches at the Eucharist for the Second Sunday of Easter following the death of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh

    5 min read
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    Easter Day Sermon


    COMMENT - The Archbishop's Easter Day Sermon at York Minster 2021

    6 min read
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    A moment of Reflection - 4 April 2021


    A moment of reflection for Easter Day

    1 min read
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    House of Lords speech in the debate on the Archbishops' Housing Commission Report 'Coming Home'


    COMMENT - The Archbishop today delivered his first speech after returning to the House of Lords as Archbishop of York. The debate was on the report 'Coming Home' by the Archbishops’ Commission on Housing, Church and Community, and the case for setting out a long-term housing strategy. The speech follows in full... 

    6 min read
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    Blessed are the Peacemakers


    COMMENT - The Archbishop spoke on 23 March at a webinar hosted by the Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development (Holy See)

    4 min read