Cities Shun Church at Christmas

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Dr Voas said: “Barely 2% of people in Manchester make it to an Anglican church on Christmas Eve or Day, and practically all those who do go are regular worshippers. “Whatever people are doing about God, they don’t do it in church. “Urban culture encourages people who are doing their own thing.”

And Manchester also has a population packed full of muslims, jews, hindus, sikhs, catholics, atheists, methodists, even buddhists, who don’t tend to go to Church of England events…

Cities shun church at Christmas