Sunday, 1 August 2004

David Hope goes to Ilkley

Today, David Hope announced his resignation as Archbishop of York, to take effect from 28 February next year, and his plan to then become the Vicar of St Margaret’s Ilkley in West Yorkshire, in the Diocese of Bradford from early March 2005.

Here is the Diocese of York announcement.

Here is the Diocese of Bradford announcement.

The Press Association had Archbishop Returning to ‘Real Ministry’ of Parish Life
and the BBC had Archbishop of York to step down

The picture of him talking with some of his new parishioners comes from AP via the Seattle Post-Intelligencer.

Here is a picture of the Norman Shaw church from the parish website, which sadly is a year out of date.

And if anybody reading this wonders where Ilkley is, the answer is here

Posted by Simon Sarmiento on Sunday, 1 August 2004 at 9:14 PM GMT | TrackBack
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