Lord’s Prayer opening may be ‘problematic’, says archbishop

July 08, 2023

The archbishop of York has suggested that opening words of the Lord’s Prayer, recited by Christians all over the world for 2,000 years, may be “problematic” because of their patriarchal association. He said: “Is the archbishop of York saying Jesus was wrong, or that Jesus was not pastorally aware? For more information see our Newsletters may contain info about charities, online ads, and content funded by outside parties. We use Google reCaptcha to protect our website and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply. The first blessings were expected this summer, after final approving of the wording of prayers by the synod meeting this weekend.