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Where does Boris stand?

On 24 July, Alexander Boris de Pfeffel Johnson, now known universally as Boris Johnson, became the new Prime Minister of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

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Boris Johnson | photo: Flickr (Chatham House)

He was baptised into the Roman Catholic Church by his mother and confirmed as an Anglican when a teenager. But later in life, when commenting on his own faith, he has simply said it sort of comes and goes. Of course, God alone knows the heart. But it is fair to say that Mr Johnson’s colourful private life suggests he is very much a man of the world.