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Is the British Monarch the ‘Defender of the Faith’ or ‘Faiths’?

posted on October 11, 2012

At Religion News Service, Trevor Gundy examines the role of religion in England in the context of the upcoming appointment of the next archbishop of Canterbury. Gundy finds that the country is at a crucial stage in defining its stance on the issue of religious freedom and free speech. Ibrahim Mogra, deputy general secretary of the Muslim Council of Great Britain, says, “[t]he first thing we need to do is define ‘faith’ and then ask how you are going to set about defending faith without interfering in free speech.” 

Read at Religion News Service