Amid much media speculation, Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams has encouraged Anglican bishops on retreat in preparation for the full proceedings of the Lambeth Conference next week to look for common ground.
Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu has renewed his call for global Anglican leaders to focus on the gospel as a message of hope and healing for the world, and to move beyond factional in-fighting as they gather in Lambeth.
The Archbishop of Canterbury has responded to the GAFCON declaration which proposes forming a council of bishops to provide an alternative to churches they say are preaching a 'false gospel' concerning homosexuality.
The head of the Church Army, a leading Anglican mission agency with a significant evangelical constituency, has expressed his distress at the failure of two Anglican archbishops to clearly condemn violence against gay people.
The Anglican Bishop in Jerusalem, Suheil Dawani, has called on participants in the conservative Global Anglican Future Conference (GAFCON) to approach their summit in a spirit of "peace, reconciliation and goodwill."
Two senior Anglican archbishops are to be present at the funeral service at Llandaff Cathedral in Wales for the UK religious affairs writer and broadcaster Christopher Morgan - who tragically took his own life recently.
English church leaders have called on Christians to use the period of 1 September to 4 October 2008 as an opportunity to put the environment at the heart of their prayer, worship and practical concern. This is part of a regular initiative.
As the Church of England postponed debate on a controversial resolution interpreted as encouraging the proselytism of Muslims, the Archbishop of Canterbury has chaired a gathering of scholars looking to deepen inter-faith engagement.
The Archbishop of Canterbury and the Archbishop of Cape Town have spoken to Ban Ki-moon, the Secretary General of the United Nations, asking for help for churches in Zimbabwe as well as mediation and monitoring.