A third of the world's 196 countries currently have national flags that include religious symbols, according to a new Pew Research analysis. Of the 64 countries in this category, about half have Christian symbols (48%) and about a third include Islamic religious symbols (33%), with imagery on flags from the world's two largest religious groups appearing across several regions. The Australian, New Zealand and Fijian flags all bear the British of three Christian Saints, St George, St Andrew and St Patrick.

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Fiji: Now a secular nation

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Fiji has a new Constitution that makes it a secular nation, with separation of Church and State. Dr Max Wallace explains.

Secularism: They just don't get it!

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Once again, church leaders have raised objections to the establishment of a secular state based on erroneous representations of what secularism means this time in Fiji. Dr. Meg Wallace comments.

New Zealand outflanked by Fiji

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Provisions in the recently adopted Fijian Constitution are an excellent model for incorporating both equality and freedom when it comes to establishing state-belief separation.

Fiji: Ahead of the pack in recognising secularism

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It is paradoxical that Fiji is more constitutionally democratic than New Zealand, says Max Wallace.