The Christian faith in Britain has been assailed on all sides for decades as church attendance declines and immigration shifts the religious balance. The traditional Christian British culture in all its trappings still desperately clings to life, but it’s been put on notice with more MPs refusing to swear on the Bible in the Commons and phrases such as “God bless” passing out of use. London has in Sadiq Khan its first Muslim mayor and this could be a cause to celebrate religious diversity until we realize, shockingly, a Christian mayor would also be representing a minority group.
Recent surveys have shown a sharp decline in the number of Britons who identify as Christian and a rise in those who deny any religious faith. For the first time in this century, Christianity has slipped into a minority position with 44 per cent of the population identifying compared to 48 per cent who don’t follow any religious faith. READ MORE