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Archbishop out of step with his flock over Brexit and welfare

Sep 22, 2018 - The Daily Telegraph (London)

THE Archbishop of Canterbury's views on welfare and Brexit do not reflect those of ordinary Anglicans, Lancaster University research has found.

A study found that the majority of Church of England Christians supported Brexit, with 66 per cent of Anglicans voting Leave, compared to a national average of 53 per cent.

The research, published in the journal Religion, State and Society, found that Church of England Christians were unpersuaded by their bishops, who were overwhelmingly Rema...