The Archbishop of Canterbury has waded into the very public debate over whether Britain is indeed a Christian country. His conclusion? The historical facts may make for uncomfortable reading but they speak for themselves.
The last few weeks have seen an interesting exchange among Christians and non-Christians that all started when David Cameron suggested Britain be "more confident about its status as a Christian country".
Some 50 secularists, including Philip Pullman and Tim Minchin, promptly set about correcting the Prime Minister in an open letter to The Telegraph in which they categorically refuted the idea that Britain was a Christian country and said that such a characterisation "fosters alienation and division in our society".
Leaders of other faiths have been part of the conversation, giving assurances that they have no problem with Britain being defined as a Christian country. ...