The Bishop of Waikato in New Zealand is to return to her roots after being named as the new Bishop of Ripon in the C of E’s Diocese of Leeds.
10 November 2017
A West Yorkshire church will be re-dedicated next weekend, almost two years after it was severely damaged by Boxing Day floods.
27 October 2017
Senior bishops from seven countries with partnership links to the Diocese of Leeds in northern England will meet together for the first time next month.
24 February 2017
Churches throughout West Yorkshire and elsewhere in the UK are hosting vigils and special services following the murder yesterday (Thursday) of Labour MP Jo Cox in her Batley and Spen constituency.
17 June 2016
A longstanding mystery about the purpose of the cross shaped arrow slits in the battlements of Ripon Cathedral [in Yorkshire, England] appears to have been partly solved following an onsite visit of two archery specialists, although the results have led to more questions.
19 February 2016
Yorkshire has become the first place to vote for women to become bishops by the end of the year
03 March 2014
Press Statement by the Most Revd and Rt Hon Dr John Sentamu, Archbishop of York
04 February 2014
The Bishop of Ripon & Leeds John Packer who retired from the House of Lords on Friday says in a Church of England interview published today that campaigning on Welfare Reform must continue.
28 January 2014
The Queen has said yes to a new single diocese in England for West Yorkshire and the Dales to replace the three existing dioceses of Bradford, Wakefield, Ripon and Leeds.
11 October 2013
Issues of Islamaphobia, racism, class and culture were placed under searching and scientific scrutiny when Professor Tahir Abbas, Professor of Sociology at Fatih University, Istanbul gave the latest St Wilfrid lecture
20 September 2013