London ~ Buddhists Surge by 74% in Britain

What we may not see often in the local Singapore news.  Buddhism is one of the fastest growing religion in Britain according to a research by the "House of Commons Library" in London.

 

Britain won't be Christian nation by 2030: Report

http://news.in.msn.com/international/article.aspx?cp-documentid=5896555

London, March 3 (IANS) Britain may no longer be a Christian country by 2030 as the number of non-believers is set to overtake the number of Christians, a media report said.

Christianity is losing more than half a million believers every year, while the count of atheists and agnostics is going up by almost
750,000 annually, the Daily Mail reported.

Research by the House of Commons Library found that while Christianity has declined, other religions have seen sharp increases.

In the last six years, the number of Muslims has surged by 37 percent to 2.6 million; Hindus by 43 percent and Buddhists by 74 percent. But the number of Sikhs and Jewish believers fell slightly, according to the Mail Friday.

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