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Queen Elizabeth says yes to new diocese

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

Bishop calls for prayers for starving consumers and struggling farmers

Bishop calls for prayers for starving consumers and struggling farmers

The Bishop of Wakefield, the Rt Rev Stephen Platten, has called on people to pray for the whole food production chain from struggling farmers, in the UK and elsewhere, to those that do not have enough to eat.

06 February 2013

Dioceses Commission publishes progress report

Dioceses Commission publishes progress report

The Dioceses Commission has today published an interim progress report on its review of the Dioceses of Bradford, Ripon and Leeds, Sheffield and Wakefield

27 July 2011

Archbishop of Canterburys's message, delivered in Wakefield Cathedral

Archbishop of Canterburys's message, delivered in Wakefield Cathedral

A message from the Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, was read out by +Tony Robinson, Bishop of Pontefract, at a special service in Wakefield cathedral.

21 December 2010

 

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