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Christians Become Minority in UK, Calls Grow to Cancel Church of England

Posted on AllSides November 30th, 2022
From The Right
Religion and Faith, Christians, England, 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...

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