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Please take part in Racial Justice Sunday, invites Bishop Smitha

First published on: 2nd February 2024

Racial Justice Sunday on February 11 is for all churches to reflect and give thanks for the gifts and beauty of human diversity, and to commit to end racism and acts of discrimination, says Bishop Smitha.

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Our bishops to lead Rhythm of Life retreats this Lent

First published on: 31st January 2024

Our bishops will be leading retreats across the diocese this Lent as part of our Rhythm of Life initiative, helping us to pray, reflect and learn together in the season.


All welcome at a Lunar New Year Fair in Leeds Minster

First published on: 30th January 2024

One of our churches with a thriving congregation from Hong Kong is helping run the first ever Lunar New Year market at Leeds Minster.

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Holy Land photo exhibition comes to Wakefield Cathedral

First published on: 29th January 2024

​​​​​​​“50 Faces of the Holy Land” is a photographic exhibition that focuses on the history, diversity, joy and suffering of that region and which will be at Wakefield Cathedral from Friday.

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Sad news of the passing of the Rt Revd David Smith, former Bishop of Bradford

First published on: 29th January 2024

It is with great sadness that the death of the Rt Revd David Smith, former Bishop of Bradford has been announced.

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Service of Thanksgiving for Rt Revd Colin Buchanan held at Bradford Cathedral

First published on: 29th January 2024

A service of Thanksgiving for the life and ministry of the Rt Revd Colin Buchanan, Assistant Bishop in the Diocese of Leeds, was held at Bradford Cathedral on Saturday, January 27.


The Archbishop of York's Missionary Journey to Wakefield

First published on: 26th January 2024

The Archbishop of York, Stephen Cottrell joined in conversations at Wakefield Cathedral with the local business community during a special visit to the Episcopal Area.

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Storm damage advice offered to our parishes

First published on: 24th January 2024

​​​​​​​Emergency advice on coping with storm damage to church buildings has been collated by the Diocesan Advisory Committee, which is ready to help those affected across our region.

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Archbishop of York to visit Wakefield this week

First published on: 23rd January 2024

The diocese is looking forward to welcoming the Archbishop of York, the Rt Revd Stephen Cottrell, to Wakefield this week.


21 new Headteachers welcomed by our schools this academic year

First published on: 23rd January 2024

A cohort of 21 new Headteachers have taken the reins at our schools this academic year and 14 of them met recently at Church House for a special induction meeting.

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