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Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Religion in Britain: Fall from grace

The hold that Britain’s established church has on its population is weakening. The share of Britons calling themselves Anglican dropped from 40% in 1983 to 15% last year. In the 18-24 age bracket, that figure is now just 3%. Such numbers make it all the more strange that the Anglican church still oversees around a quarter of state-funded schools and commands 26 seats in Parliament’s upper house, writes our religion correspondent

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