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Thursday, July 20, 2017
93 Per Cent of Christians Say Faith is ‘Marginalised’ in UK
More than 90 per cent Christians in the UK believe their faith is being marginalized in British society, a survey has revealed.
It also found a majority of Christians thought their faith was not given the same respect as other religions in the UK, with most feeling it was considered unacceptable for them to share their beliefs in public.
Thesurvey, conducted by Premier Christian Communications, questioned more than 12,000 “ordinary Christians” as part of a ‘State of the Faith’ study.
93 per cent of respondents said they “believe that Christianity is being marginalised” in Britain, and half said they had experienced prejudice because of their faith.
80 per cent of respondents said “Christianity is not given equal respect” compared with other religions and worldviews, and 67 per cent said they did not think it was considered acceptable in society for Christians to share their faith with others. READ MORE