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Public pledge to not invest in fossil fuels is backed by Diocesan Synod

First published on: 18th March 2024

Our commitment to action on climate change has been reinforced by Synod with an overwhelming vote against diocesan investment in fossil fuel businesses.

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The importance of our global Christian links affirmed by Synod

First published on: 18th March 2024

Work to nurture and grow global Christian relationships through our network of Link Dioceses has been endorsed by Synod.

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Engage with a troubled world in faithful hope, Bishop Nick urges Synod

First published on: 16th March 2024

In a world where news reports swing violently between troubling subjects, Christians must engage hopefully with reality, not turn away, Bishop Nick urged Diocesan Synod today.

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New resources to help parishes with funding for net zero projects

First published on: 14th March 2024

Churches looking to reduce their carbon emissions have received a boost, with new resources to help parishes find funding for their projects.


A little Lenten laughter comes to the Dales

First published on: 14th March 2024

Priest, writer and regular BBC Radio 2 contributor Revd Matt Woodcock, is visiting the Dales to put a little laughter into Lent.

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God's Creation to be celebrated at Wild Flower Festival

First published on: 13th March 2024

One of our Ripon area churches is highlighting the beauty and preciousness of God’s creation, by hosting a Wild Flower Festival.


Bishop Smitha marks International Women's Day at special regional event

First published on: 8th March 2024

Exactly a year since the announcement that the Bishop of Huddersfield, Rt Revd Smitha Prasadam would join our diocese from her role as Chaplain of Copenhagen, she attended a special International Women’s Day event hosted by West Yorks Mayor, Tracey Brabin.

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Bradford Faith Trail returns to share faith across city

First published on: 6th March 2024

The people of Bradford are able to explore the different faiths of the city in a new way, with the return of the Bradford Faith Trail.


Leeds Festival looking for Angels for this year

First published on: 6th March 2024

Festival Angels are planning a return to Leeds Festival for the thirteenth year at Yorkshire's biggest music festival.


Give a 'Gift of Dignity' this Mothering Sunday

First published on: 6th March 2024

Mothering Sunday is on Sunday, March 10, and to mark the occasion the Mothers’ Union are asking people to help share the ‘Gift of Dignity’.

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