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Christianity no longer holds sway in the legal system, one of the country’s most senior judges said yesterday, declaring that courts must serve a multicultural community of many faiths.

Sir James Munby, the President of the Family Division, said that judges should not “weigh one religion against another”, or pass judgment on their tenets and beliefs. He added: “Happily for us, the days are past when the business of judges was the enforcement of morals or religious beliefs.”

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