New framework for Yorkshire proposed
THE dioceses of Bradford, Ripon & Leeds, and Wakefield
should be abolished and replaced by a new "diocese of Leeds", a
draft scheme published by the Dioceses Commission suggests.
The draft scheme, published on Monday, creates a new framework
that would enable a new diocese - which could also be known as the
"diocese of West Yorkshire & the Dales" - to be created. It
suggests that it be presided over by a diocesan "Bishop of
The draft scheme proposes that the ...
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