Friday, 23 March 2007

Cameron: 'I don't have a direct line to God'

David Cameron is a practising Christian but does not have a "direct line" to God, he admits today.

The Conservative leader, who plans to send his daughter to a local Church of England faith school near his west London home, said his faith was a "very private thing". "I am a participating member of the Church of England. I'll put it that way.

"I have a faith, it's important, but not something I wear on my sleeve. I've always said I believe in God, but I don't think I have a direct line," he told the Jewish Chronicle. Mr Cameron underlined his support for faith schools, saying they played an important role in the community. Read more

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