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PM calls on UK to be 'more confident' about Christianity

The UK should be "more confident about our status as a Christian country", David Cameron said. The PM said being a Christian country was not to frown on other faiths or atheism, but rather "be confident in standing up to defend" Christian values.

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UK should 'be more confident' about Christianity

David Cameron has called on the UK to be "more confident about our status as a Christian country" ahead of the Easter weekend.

The PM said Christian's should not be afraid to discuss their faith publicly in a secular age. Credit: PA

In an article for the Church Times, the Prime Minister insisted that being a Christian country did not mean "doing down" other religions or "passing judgment" on those with no faith at all.

The leader of the Conservative party was speaking after the Government's welfare reforms came under attack from members of the senior clergy.

However, Mr Cameron said "we all believe in many of the same principles" and churches were "vital partners".

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