Tag Archives: Roman Catholic Church

Attitudes to Immigration and Other News

Today’s post features seven stories which have landed on BRIN’s desk during the past fortnight. Please use the contact tab on our homepage to alert us to any significant news items which we appear to have missed. Attitudes to immigration … Continue reading

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Eight Shorts

Eight short items of statistical news feature in today’s second post, clearing a small backlog which has built up during a week’s absence from the desk. Hate crime The overwhelming majority of the British public (84%) consider that an attack … Continue reading

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Sunday Activities and Other News

Today’s post highlights four recent opinion polls, touching on the use of Sundays, the religious state of Scotland, and reactions to the funeral arrangements for the late Baroness Thatcher. Sunday activities Sunday has largely become a day dominated by secular … Continue reading

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Sunday Times Religion Poll

YouGov conducts a weekly online poll for The Sunday Times, and today’s edition includes a special module on religion (with particular reference to attitudes to the Church of England and the Roman Catholic Church), as well as analysing responses to … Continue reading

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Gender and Religion and Other News

Today BRIN features the third instalment of findings from the YouGov poll commissioned in connection with the 2013 series of Westminster Faith Debates, plus the usual miscellany of other British religious statistical news. Gender and religion There is little public … Continue reading

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Sex, Guilt, and Religion and Other News

Our lead story today features the second instalment of findings from the YouGov survey commissioned for this year’s series of Westminster Faith Debates. There are also four other items of more general religious statistical news. Sex, guilt, and religion The second … Continue reading

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Pope Benedict Departs and Other News

Benedict XVI leaves the papal office today following his resignation earlier in the month, and it is fitting that he should be the lead story in our latest BRIN post. This mostly derives from YouGov’s February 2013 Eurotrack survey, but … Continue reading

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Climbing the Papal Mountain and Other News

  Today’s post covers three news stories, two of which test public reactions to the religious landscape following, respectively, the resignation of the Pope and last month’s four cases of alleged religious discrimination appealed to the European courts. Climbing the … Continue reading

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Lenten Intentions and Other News

With Lent starting next Wednesday, 13 February, our lead story this week concerns what people say they will be giving up this year, but there is the usual miscellany of other religious statistical news items, too. Lenten intentions One-quarter (24%) … Continue reading

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More Census Data and Other News

It is a matter of two quantitative steps forward and one back this week. On the upside, more religion data have been released from the 2011 census and new survey research has been commissioned for the 2013 Westminster Faith Debates. … Continue reading

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