The Most Reverend Stephen Cottrell

Archbishop of York

Stephen Cottrell is the 98th  Archbishop of York.

He has previously served as the Bishop of Chelmsford, Bishop of Reading, Canon Pastor at Peterborough Cathedral and Diocesan Missioner for the Diocese of Wakefield.


He served in parishes in South London and Chichester.

Stephen is a member of the Church of England’s Committee for Minority Ethnic Concerns, and Chair of Church Army, an Anglican society for evangelism and social outreach.


He is a member of the House of Lords.

He is a well-known writer and speaker on evangelism, spirituality and catechesis.

His latest book, Dear England, addresses issues about how the Christian faith can shape the life of our nation.

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