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British PM calls UK ‘Christian country’

LONDON: British Prime Minister David Cameron is now in the line of fire for asking Britons to be unashamedly “evangelical” about its Christian faith and announcing that he wanted to see a bigger role for religion in UK. More than 50 writers, scientists, broadcasters and academics, including author Philip Pullman, performer Tim Minchin, philosopher AC Grayling and presenter Dan Snow have now signed an open letter objecting to Cameron’s “characterisation of Britain as a Christian country”. In a declaration of his personal beliefs, Cameron recently said he was “evangelical” and believed that Christianity could…