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Bishop Nick issues ecumenical call for support for Sudan

First published on: 1st May 2024

The Bishop of Leeds, the Rt Revd Nick Baines, has issued a joint statement with Bishop Paul Swarbrick, Lead Bishop for Africa for the Catholic Bishops' Conference of England and Wales, calling for more attention to be paid to the ongoing conflict in Sudan.


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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Overseas links, Barnabas and more at Diocesan Synod

First published on: 14th October 2023

Our diocesan overseas links, our 2024 budget, our Barnabas work and more were all discussed at the most recent meeting of Diocesan Synod.


Special thanks to a tireless supporter of our link with Mara in Tanzania

First published on: 25th August 2023

The great efforts of Lay-Canon Arthur Mauya in nurturing our diocesan link with the Anglican Church in the Mara Region of Tanzania for 27 years will be praised at an official “thank you” next month.

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Joyful reflections on the value for all of a vital Tanzania link

First published on: 15th August 2023

A recent celebration of a meaningful link between two sister parishes – one in the Calder Valley and one in Tanzania – was full of joy, prayer and personal reflections.

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New resources for our churches to support Sudan

First published on: 31st July 2023

New resources to help our churches pray for Sudan have been shared with churches across the diocese.


Prayer meeting for Sudan to be held

First published on: 3rd July 2023

As the crisis in Sudan continues, one of our Bradford area churches is holding a prayer vigil.


Archbishop calls for peace as Christians leave Khartoum

First published on: 28th April 2023

Christians in Sudan are fleeing the fighting as the imperfect ceasefire holds in Sudan.

‘Prayers for Sudan’ to be held in Bradford Cathedral

First published on: 24th April 2023

A short service will be held at Bradford Cathedral on Tuesday, April 25 at 5:30pm to offer prayers to those caught up in the conflict that has erupted in Sudan over the last week.

Prayers for fighting in Sudan

First published on: 18th April 2023

Christians across our diocese are being urged to pray and fast for Sudan as the conflict continues.

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