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Re: Sorry, no New Anglicans allowed

From: Allan Goodall <agoodall@i...>
Date: Sun, 19 Mar 2000 22:18:23 -0500
Subject: Re: Sorry, no New Anglicans allowed

On Mon, 20 Mar 2000 12:18:42 +1000, Alan E and Carmel J Brain
<> wrote:

>Yes, you're right. But Anglican/Episcopalianism is probably the
>state religion, not that anyone in the NAC actually cares about this.
>Heck, they've probably merged with the Catholics by 2100.

If it follows the US/Canada model, it won't have a state religion. Lots
Anglicans in the NAC, but lots of Presbyterians, too. The United Church
of Presbyterian, Methodist, and Congregational) is, I believe, the
protestent sect in Canada. There are a lot of Baptists in the US. Quebec
heavily Catholic (as would be the Cal-Tex nation, actually) and there
quite a few Catholic jurisdictions throughout the US. (particularly in
major northern cities). Don't forget the Mormons in Utah, and how they'd
about a "state religion"...

Jon's universe doesn't cover immigration much, but there are a lot of
immigrants in Canada. Add Buddhism, and Hindu, to name just a few. For
matter, there are enclaves of voodoo worship that are entrenched in
America (what DID happen to the Caribbean Islands, anyway, in the

I don't see the NAC having a formal state religion at all, whether or
anyone cares. Trying to define a state religion would shatter the NAC.
fact, I see the NAC as probably the most multicultural of all the future
nations in the Tuffleyverse. 

Allan Goodall
Goodall's Grotto:

"Surprisingly, when you throw two naked women with sex
toys into a living room full of drunken men, things 
always go bad." - Kyle Baker, "You Are Here"

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