Christians Become Minority in UK, Calls Grow to Cancel Church of England
For the first time in history, new U.K. census data reveals a majority of people in England and Wales don't call themselves Christian anymore – a result that has sparked calls for the end of the church's involvement in government and schools.
New data for 2021 released Tuesday by the Office of National Statistics shows 46.2% of people identified themselves as Christians, compared with 59.3% of the population a decade ago.
The reason for the 13 percent drop is that more people identified as having no particular faith at all. This segment...