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Clergy from the Church of England are being invited to provide respite for priests in war-torn Sri Lanka. They will take over in safe regions, while Sri Lankan priests support those in conflict zones.
The Anglican Bishop of Rochester, Dr Michael Nazir Ali, has announced his intention to step down so that he can give more time to supporting under-pressure Christians around the world.
The Archbishops of Canterbury and York launched a Lent appeal for Zimbabwe on Ash Wednesday, as Christians in Britain and beyond joined in a day of prayer and fasting for the troubled country.
The Church of England's General Synod produces the headlines, says Giles Fraser. But this is not the true church. They are somewhere else, trying to make a real difference to the world.
Attendance figures for the Church of England in 2007 indicate that the total number of adults, children and young people regularly attending its churches has dropped one per cent overall since 2002.
The long road towards accepting women bishops in the Church of England became an inch shorter on 11 February as the Church of England's General Synod passed a tentative enabling motion.
The General Synod of the Church of England has voted overwhelmingly to back a motion calling for a prohibition on clergy and senior staff being members of the far-right British National Party.
The General Synod of Church of England meets in Westminster this week, tackling issues that include the international financial crisis, women bishops, the Anglican Covenant, human trafficking, asylum, and the Church’s approach to the BNP.
Three Anglican bishops have joined public figures in a call for the European Union to refuse further privileges to Israel while it remains in breach of international law and acting brutally in Gaza.
The Church of England is publishing draft legislation that could allow the ordination of women bishops in around five years time, opening up episcopal ministry to all for the first time.