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Major funding for fresh engagement with people of every ethnic background

First published on: 20th May 2024

In its 10th anniversary year, the Diocese of Leeds has received forward-looking funding to boost its work with the region’s richly diverse communities during the next decade and beyond. 

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Our churches can take part in Give To Go Green round two

First published on: 15th May 2024

The Diocese of Leeds is pleased to be able to invite churches to take part in the second round of Give To Go Green.


A life of Christian service at home and in Sudan honoured at celebration service

First published on: 15th May 2024

A service to celebrate the life of Fiona Beevers and her special contributions to our diocese and our link diocese of Sudan has taken place at Bradford Cathedral.

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Second round of Diocesan Church Buildings Grant Scheme is open

First published on: 15th May 2024

After pledging some £46,000 already, the Diocese of Leeds is pleased to announce the second round of our Diocesan Church Buildings Grant Scheme is open.


People from all over Come and Sing at Bradford Cathedral

First published on: 14th May 2024

People from across the diocese and beyond sang their hearts out at Bradford Cathedral this weekend at a Come and Sing service.


Rural ministry and relationships across our diocese praised at special service

First published on: 13th May 2024

More than 400 people celebrated all things bright and rural at Ripon Cathedral in a special service as part of our diocese’s 10th anniversary year.

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Yorkshire Churches Day has date for 2024

First published on: 13th May 2024

The Yorkshire Historic Churches Trust have announced the date for Yorkshire Churches Day 2024.

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30 years of women priests celebrated at Bradford Cathedral

First published on: 8th May 2024

The 30th anniversary of women priests has been celebrated at a recent service at Bradford Cathedral, along with the commissioning of five new Women’s Ministry Advisers for the diocese.


Archdeacon Cat installed as new Archdeacon of Pontefract

First published on: 7th May 2024

The Ven Cat Thatcher has been installed as the new Archdeacon of Pontefract.


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.

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