Tag Archives: Harris Interactive

Church and State

The recent Royal Wedding, between Prince William and Catherine Middleton (now the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge), gave rise to extensive opinion polling on the subject of British attitudes to the monarchy, and a few of these surveys touched on … Continue reading

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Roman Catholics and the Latin Mass

Yet another opinion poll has been published in the run-up to the state and pastoral visit of Pope Benedict XVI to Scotland and England between 16 and 19 September. But this one is different, since it is about the liturgical … Continue reading

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Dalai Lama

There were only 152,000 professing Buddhists in the UK at the 2001 census, equivalent to 0.3% of the population, the overwhelming majority of them in England. So, at first sight, it might seem somewhat surprising that one foreign Buddhist, the … Continue reading

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Ongoing Public Relations Problems for the Vatican

There are fewer than four months to go to the papal visit to Britain, yet there appears to be no let-up in the public relations problems faced by the Vatican and Pope Benedict XVI, which we have already flagged up … Continue reading

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Should the Burka Be Banned in Britain? Take 2

A month after the publication of a ComRes poll for The Independent on whether the burka should be banned in Britain (see our earlier news post at http://www.brin.ac.uk/news/?p=45), another survey on the subject has just appeared. This one is by … Continue reading

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What do we think of the Pope?

Pope Benedict XVI is to visit Great Britain later this year. But how do British people rate him? Some clues to this are given in the latest (the fifth) wave of the world leaders opinion barometer, undertaken by Harris Interactive … Continue reading

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