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Special event highlights hidden tragedy of modern slavery

First published on: 28th September 2023

How victims of modern slavery are secretly exploited in our communities was the subject of a recent event, hosted by Wellsprings Together at Bradford’s Fountains Church.

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Turin Shroud exhibition comes to Halifax Minster this Autumn

First published on: 27th September 2023

An exhibition around one of the most famous religious artefacts in history is coming to Halifax.

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National conference on Christian living, wellbeing and racism comes to Leeds

First published on: 26th September 2023

The Anglican Minority Network (AMEN) and USPG (United Society Partners in the Gospel), together with two of our Bishops are inviting clergy and lay leaders to “Living Well” – a national conference at the St George’s Centre, Leeds on Saturday, November 4.

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Church work to support Hong Kong arrivals in Leeds makes national news

First published on: 25th September 2023

The welcome given to arrivals from Hong Kong by one of our churches is profiled in a national magazine this week.

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Laughter and sadness at a special farewell for Archdeacon Peter Townley

First published on: 25th September 2023

Wakefield Cathedral was packed for a farewell service to the Ven Peter Townley, Archdeacon of Pontefract who has now left to become an Assistant Minister in the Diocese of York.

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Restored organ to star in lunchtime recitals at Bradford Cathedral

First published on: 22nd September 2023

“Fireworks and Fanfares” is the theme of free lunchtime recitals at Bradford Cathedral to celebrate the return of its newly restored organ.

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Bishop Arun says Stick With Love in Archbishop of York's 2023 Advent book

First published on: 19th September 2023

The Rt Revd Arun Arora, Bishop of Kirkstall, has written the Archbishop of York’s Advent book for 2023.


Black History Month resources offered by the Church of England

First published on: 19th September 2023

​​​​​​​Black History Month this October will be marked in parishes across the Church of England as a way to recognise and celebrate the invaluable contributions of black people to British economy, culture, and history.

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Seven new Canons for Ripon Cathedral and a special welcome for Bishop Anna

First published on: 18th September 2023

A splendid seven new Canons for Ripon Cathedral were installed at a special Evensong service which included a formal welcome for Bishop Anna Eltringham from local civic leaders.

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Community Green Fair brings 300 folk to church's environment event

First published on: 11th September 2023

A wormery, a woodturner and organic wines were among the stalls at a Community Green Fair that brought some 300 people to one of our churches on Saturday.

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