Statements and Public Issuses
West Yorkshire church leaders come together in common witness to the Christian faith and shared Christian values. They have made a number of prophetic public statements, supporting the destitute and challenging the strong. These statements are founded on the good relationships between the church leaders and their commitment to unity.
Read the text of these statements, and the supporting background material.
JUSTICE IN TAXATION, January 2013
IN SUPPORT OF BBC LOCAL RADIO, November 2011
RELIGIOUS STUDIES IN SCHOOLS, April 2011
PRAYER IN A TIME OF CUTS, March 2011
YORKSHIRE, REGION OF SANCTUARY, October 2010
COMMUNITY VALUES AND THE RICH-POOR DIVIDE, February 2010
POLITICAL EXTREMISM, April 2009
DEBT IN SOCIETY, February 2009
ASYLUM SEEKERS, February 2008
'A COMMON WORD' (relationships with Islam), November 2007
ASYLUM SEEKERS, April 2005
BRITISH NATIONAL PARTY, February 2004
THE OUTBREAK OF WAR AGAINST IRAQ, March 2003
Church leaders issuing a statement on debt, February 2009
WYEC website was also a reservoir of resources for the churches in the run-up to the European elections of 2009 and the General Election of 2010. View election resources.