Religion

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White Britons are declining and immigrants help prop up Christianity. Does it matter? | Kenan Malik
New census data reveals a complex emerging society increasingly at ease with itself. Not that you’d know it from our bitter public rows

Kenan Malik

04, Dec, 2022 @7:30 AM

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Christmas past, Christmas present: how secular Britain found new ways to celebrate the season
The census shows the UK is now a minority Christian country – but inventive blends of the pagan and pious still bring us together in deep midwinter

Andrew Anthony

03, Dec, 2022 @5:00 PM

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Beyond beliefs: does religious faith lead to a happier, healthier life?
The stress-reducing, life-extending benefits of religion can offer useful strategies even for non-believers, say scientists

David Robson

03, Dec, 2022 @5:00 PM

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Schools call for end to ‘archaic’ daily worship following UK census results
With fewer than half the population in England and Wales describing themselves as Christian, there are calls to end religious assemblies

Anna Fazackerley

03, Dec, 2022 @2:00 PM

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‘The shaman asks my spirit guides to gently cleanse me’
As the census reveals a twelve-fold rise in followers of shamanism, Amelia Hill experiences a healing ceremony

Amelia Hill

03, Dec, 2022 @8:00 AM

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The Guardian view on the Eadburg writings: the long lost female authors of English | Editorial
Editorial: A woman’s name found etched in a medieval copy of the Acts of the Apostles has importance beyond the thrill of discovery

Editorial

02, Dec, 2022 @5:59 PM

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Kanye West suspended from Twitter after posting swastika inside Star of David
Elon Musk intervenes after rapper posted image hours after airing antisemitic views in Alex Jones interview

Dan Milmo Global technology editor

02, Dec, 2022 @5:42 PM

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My illuminating theory about a lovesick monk | Letter
Letters: A possible explanation from Marianne Puxley for the secret marks discovered on a medieval manuscript

02, Dec, 2022 @5:11 PM

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‘I couldn’t pretend any more’: readers on why they left the Christian faith
Readers respond to the census finding that England and Wales are now minority Christian countries

Jedidajah Otte and Clea Skopeliti

02, Dec, 2022 @2:07 PM

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I gave years to the UCKG evangelical church before realising I had to escape its clutches | Rachel Reign
I was young and vulnerable when I first joined. Now I’m helping other survivors of its practices, says Rachael Reign, founder of Surviving Universal UK

Rachael Reign

02, Dec, 2022 @12:00 PM

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The decline and fall of the established church | Letters
Letters: Dr Douglas Board, Rev Dr Lisa Curtice, Rt Rev Gregory K Cameron and Jackie Robertson on implications of the census showing that less than half of people in England and Wales now identify themselves as Christians

01, Dec, 2022 @6:28 PM

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Cleverly criticises China for arresting journalists – but what about Britain? | Brief letters
Brief letters: Press freedom | Dry December | Mpox | Declining Christianity | Antidisestablishmentarianism | PPE contracts

30, Nov, 2022 @5:39 PM

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