The Church of England faces an "uphill battle" if it pursues legal action against Sony over images of Manchester Cathedral in a wargame, says a lawyer. The Church is being called on to promote peacemaking instead.
Readers of The Independent newspaper were yesterday surprised to see a paid-for advert by God urging US President Bush to stop wrecking the planet. So far no-one has claimed responsibility for the divine intervention.
Speaking ahead of the G8 Summit to be held in Germany on 6 June 2007, the heads of Britain's major Free churches have appealed to the UK government and world leaders to make global poverty their top priority.
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.
Anglican Bishop of Bath and Wells Peter Price has made an apology for the church's failure to implement its own guidelines over convicted child sex offender the Rev David Smith. More action and vigilance is needed, say critics.
Talking of grumping about exclusion - the Church of England Board of Education and the Catholic Education Service apparently think they weren't given a fair chance to air their views at the recent ATL conference meeting on faith schools.
The Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL), which wants equality in admissions and policies across the school sector, has defended its reforming stance on faith schools after an attack in the Church Times newspaper.