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But wait: isn't this apparent decline in Christian belief in the UK the cause of the moral malaise that we see in the country today?

Need I remind everyone of the ravenous gang riots of last summer; the cringe-worthy creaming of state coffers by politicians; the daylight thievery of city bankers; the immoral phone-tapping of the gutter press? Shall I go on?

Isn't this moral decline, this Broken Britain, this Un-Cool Britannia a sign that what we need is more, not less, good-old-fashioned Christian virtue?

(You can almost hear Anne Widdecombe now, can't you?)

Tue, 14 Feb 2012 01:19:12 UTC | #917440