In an impassioned speech to the General Synod meeting in York Bishop Robert has been speaking about the effect of the Referendum vote for the UK to leave the European Union has had on the Diocese in Europe.
He spoke about the many church members in Brussels who are upset and anxious at the result. He offered an insight into the feelings of many British people across the diocese who are uncertain and nervous for the future.
He also took up a suggestion made by a Vicar in Cheshire suggesting twinning links with churches in the diocese.
You can hear his speech in full HERE