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Poll shows we’d ask ‘deceased loved ones’ for advice before we’d ask a clergyperson

Poll shows we’d ask ‘deceased loved ones’ for advice before we’d ask a clergyperson

Posted: Thu, 18 Apr 2013

A Yougov poll commissioned for this week's Westminster Faith Debate has revealed the lack of extent to which people turn to religious leaders for "moral guidance".

New poll shows religious leaders out of step with the nation

New poll shows religious leaders out of step with the nation

Posted: Mon, 18 Mar 2013

A new Yougov poll for the Sunday Times finds that the nation is split down the middle on the issue of whether it is appropriate for clergypeople to get involved in politics.

Marie Curie ComRes poll shows 37% have no religion

Marie Curie ComRes poll shows 37% have no religion

Posted: Wed, 20 Feb 2013

A ComRes poll for Marie Curie Cancer Care is the latest to ask people about their religious affiliations. Of the 2,601 questioned, 53% said they were Christian, 37% said they had no religion, 8% were other religions and 2% did not say.

European research shows 32% of Britons are non-believers

European research shows 32% of Britons are non-believers

Posted: Thu, 22 Nov 2012

Eurobarometer, the public opinion analysis sector of the European Commission, has published a report on discrimination in the EU which includes information on the self-reported beliefs of people across the EU.

Britons becoming more tolerant

Britons becoming more tolerant

Posted: Thu, 08 Nov 2012

A Yougov poll of 1,637 people shows that in several respects, Britain has become more tolerant and less prejudiced during the past four decades.

More Britons believe in aliens than God

More Britons believe in aliens than God

Posted: Thu, 01 Nov 2012

A recent survey found that more people believe in aliens from other planets than believe in God.

Nearly half the population don’t have much faith in priests

Nearly half the population don’t have much faith in priests

Posted: Fri, 19 Oct 2012

A new poll shows that ministers of religion and priests enjoy a lower standing in Britain than in Canada or the United States.

Poll shows little belief in creationism in Britain

Poll shows little belief in creationism in Britain

Posted: Fri, 28 Sep 2012

A poll of 2,010 Britons, carried out by Angus Reid Public Opinion shows that only 17% say they believe that God created human beings in their present form within the last 10,000 years.