Theresa May: stand up for religious freedom at home and abroad
Theresa May has made a plea for religious tolerance in her first Easter message as Prime Minister.
In a video message, May said: “We should be confident about the role that Christianity has to play in the lives of people in our country, and we should treasure the strong tradition that we have in this country of religious tolerance and freedom of speech.”
May said that Christians and others around the world are sometimes forced to “practise their religion in secret and often in fear”. She also implied that freedom of religion in Britain might not be entirely secure, saying: “We must