Churches in Malaysia have appealed to the country's government to reconsider a decision to withdraw support for a Christian-Muslim seminar that was to have been chaired by the Archbishop of Canterbury.
The Archbishop of Canterbury has praised retiring Prime Minister Tony Blair for recognising religion is public life and aiding peace in Northern Ireland. But his criticism of the Iraq war policy will be seen as very mild.
Accused by critics of acting harshly towards the US Episcopal Church and softly towards those who attack it, Archbishop Rowan Williams has called on anti-gay Nigerian Primate Peter Akinola to refrain from intervening in the America church.
Church of England and Methodist congregations are increasingly involved in promoting 'fresh expressions' of church life which seek to connect with those disconnected from traditional ecclesiastical forms. A new DVD tells their story.