The Church of England held an emergency session after a vote against the appointment of women bishops exposed divisions in the Anglican communion.
In its biggest decision for 20 years, the Church of England's legislative body will vote on whether to allow women bishops.
Compulsory clerical celibacy rubbished by Christians outside the Catholic church.
Zimbabwean police have stopped a clergy retreat over claims that their prayer gathering was not given police clearance under sweeping security laws.
Archbishop Rowan Williams's decision to probe the diocese of Chichester will throw the spotlight on abuse by clergy in the Anglican Church.
A rogue bishop has whipped up support for his stance that the Anglican Church is being overrun by gays .
The head of the worldwide Anglican church on Monday met with President Robert Mugabe to speak about abuse the church experiences in Zimbabwe.
The rift in the Anglican communion over homosexuality was reopened after its first openly gay bishop resigned.
The persecution of Anglicans in the diocese of Harare, which is spreading, is being seen and remembered by few Christian communities around the world.
After weeks of peacemaking over homosexuality, Rowan Williams points the finger of blame at North American churches.
The 2008 Lambeth Conference was held amid an atmosphere of boycotts over the 230 bishops who stayed away- and one who was never invited.
An Anglican version of the Holy Office -- the Vatican body responsible for endorsing doctrine -- has been proposed to resolve ongoing rows.
A US bishop has accused his own church of manipulating the Lambeth summit through briefing notes on liberal attitudes towards gay clergy.
A quarter of the world's Anglican bishops boycotted on Wednesday a once-in-a- decade gathering of church leaders in a row over gay clergy.
Desmond Tutu on Sunday pleaded for unity among Anglicans as a gay bishop said it was a "mistake" to bar him from their 10-yearly conference.
The Church of England was facing a serious split on Tuesday after its ruling General Synod voted to allow women bishops.
The Anglican Church in Southern Africa is unlikely to join the split from the mainstream church.
There is no hope for a unified Anglican communion because of divisions over homosexual clergy, according to conservative bishops gathering in Israel.
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As the sun set on another bloody day of xenophobic violence in Gauteng on Monday, at least 22 people were reported dead, many more injured and 217 arrested for fierce attacks on both foreigners and local residents living in the greater Johannesburg area. Aid organisations were assisting thousands of refugees at civic centres and police stations.