Confirmation of Election of Bishop Stephen Cottrell as the 98th Archbishop of York to take place on 9 July 2020
20th May 2020
The Church of England have announced that Bishop Stephen Cottrell will be confirmed as the 98th Archbishop of York on 9 July in a service broadcast by video.
Bishop Stephen left his role as Bishop of Chelmsford on 12 April in order to take up the role of Archbishop of York following his nomination by Her Majesty the Queen in December 2019.
We thank Bishop Stephen for his huge contribution to our diocese and our prayers are with him and his wife Rebecca as they embark on their new ministry.