Tag Archives: Cathedrals

Pope Francis and Other News

Following on from our previous post, which reported on a major new survey of Catholic opinion, today we summarize recent poll evidence about how Pope Francis is perceived to be getting on by the British public. We also include our … Continue reading

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Muslim Distinctiveness and Other News

Today’s round-up of eight religious statistical news stories leads on the first substantive output from an important and academic-led four-year-old sample survey of British Muslims. Muslim distinctiveness The distinctiveness of British Muslims is explored in a short but highly significant … Continue reading

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Church Growth Debated and Other News

An academic debate about church growth in Britain provides our lead story today, but we also find space for four new sources of religious statistics. Church growth in Britain Last year, in our post of 9 June 2012, BRIN featured … Continue reading

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Anglican Themes – and Funeral Hymns

The cluster of news stories which have come to hand within the last four days mainly concern the Church of England, but a couple are also of wider interest: Church of England Growth? The Church of England launched a new … Continue reading

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Eastertide Anglican News

The Church of England issued two statistics-related press releases in the run-up to Easter, the first (on 3 April 2012) concerning the 2011 headline mission statistics for its cathedrals under the heading ‘Cathedral Attendance Statistics Enjoy over a Decade of … Continue reading

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Anglican Cathedrals in 2010

Attendance at regular Sunday or midweek services in England’s Anglican cathedrals (excluding Royal Peculiars such as Westminster Abbey) increased by 7% between 2009 and 2010, according to figures released by the Archbishops’ Council’s Research and Statistics Unit on 4 May. … Continue reading

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Church of England Cathedrals

The Church of England published headline mission statistics for 2009 for its 43 cathedrals on 30 March. They will be found at: http://www.cofe.anglican.org/info/statistics/cathedralattendances1995to2009.pdf Key findings and trends include the following: The number of worshippers attending cathedral services across the average … Continue reading

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