Category - york

  • September 7, 2013

    York's new People's Assembly, including a concerned local priest, have been protesting outside two local payday loan company offices this weekend.

  • June 16, 2013

    I am on a train that’s just pulled out of Leeds, following a great day at ‘Not the G8', a conference run by the World Development Movement (WDM).

  • June 2, 2013

    “I'll get you a nice cup of tea.” There can be few people in these islands – particularly in England – who have not heard these words at a time of distress. In shock or bereavement many of us will have smiled through our tears at being gently offered the national sacrament of solidarity.

  • April 16, 2012

    The Archbishop of York, the Catholic Bishop of Middlesbrough and the Methodist Chair of the York & Hull District are to lead a service at York Minster on climate change.

  • April 8, 2011

    A Conservative councillor has been accused of insulting his own constituents after describing a debate on local cuts as a “complete waste of time”.

  • April 25, 2008

    The Anglican Archbishops of Canterbury and York have issued a joint statement in support of the strong voice of fellow Christians in Zimbabwe, as the country's post-election crisis appears to be worsening.

  • February 23, 2008

    As questions about the fairness of UK migration policy once more come into the spotlight, the Anglican archbishops of Canterbury and York have been visiting the Oakington Immigration Detention Centre as part of a trip to Cambridge.

  • March 17, 2007

    Archbishops Rowan Williams and John Sentamu have taken their message about slavery to YouTube. But are events to mark abolition of the transatlantic trade ignoring the key role of black people in its demise?