(RNS) Crowds celebrate the 2006 opening of the United Kingdom's Church of Scientology in London.

British court rules Scientology is a religion

CANTERBURY, England (RNS) Supreme Court Justice Lord Roger Toulson wrote that religions should not be confined to those with faith in a supreme deity. “To do so would be a form of religious discrimination unacceptable in today’s society,” he said.

British boy scouts

British scouts to welcome atheists

(RNS) Trustees from the Scouting Association are preparing to meet next week to approve a new scouting oath for atheists. The move comes only a week after Girl Guides announced that they would give up their promise to “love my God.”