Religion in the UK
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No religion

A large proportion of the British population consider themselves to have no religion

True faith

60% of people think group worship should not be enforced in schools

Christianity is part of our history so should be taught to children - it is not indoctrination

British children need to know about the religion that shaped their culture

Practising Christians

Although more than half of adults say they are Christian only 4% go to church services

Is Britain a Christian country?

Is Christianity part of our nation's structure and character? Or is that an outdated view? Arguments for and against

Christian news coverage is unfair

Lauren is fed up with the media only covering the bad bits of the Christian church, and thinks it should focus more on the good things it does too

Religious beliefs can be tolerated at best

How tolerant should we be of intolerance? This is the question at the centre of the tricky case of Lilian Ladele, the registrar who refused to marry same sex couples

Persecution? These Christian hoteliers have no idea

The law should triumph over prejudice, says the Chief Executive of Stonewall, the gay rights campaign group

These B&B owners have been punished for being faithful to Christian teaching

Their faith says sex should only take place within marriage, the law says they must not discriminate

I believe...

Many people who say they are Christian hold beliefs that do not fit traditional Christian teaching

Believe it... or not

Younger people are more likely to have no religious belief

Public perceptions

In Great Britain we over-estimate the scale of some issues - but so do other countries.

Faith symbols

There is overwhelming public support for the freedom to wear small religious items at work... but not for the burka

Religious schools

A significant proportion of UK schools are associated with particular religions. How many schools and how many pupils?

World religions

The religious profile of the world is changing.

Religion in Britain

The Church of England's decline has continued over the last decade.

First person: Graham Holter was agnostic, now he's an atheist...

Personal account of what it's like when your children 'embrace the lord'.