Dalia Fahmy is a senior writer/editor at Pew Research Center, focusing on religion. She has edited reports about religion’s connections to living arrangements and wellbeing around the world, and church taxes in Western Europe. She graduated from Vesalius College in Brussels. Before joining the Center, Fahmy worked as a journalist for news organizations in New York and Berlin.
Public support for the separation of church and state is widespread in Western Europe, even in countries that have a government-mandated church tax to fund religious institutions, according to a new analysis of a recent Pew Research Center study.
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