He said two factors were responsible: the decreasing popularity of “traditional dogmatic religions”, and “a movement towards self-identification and self-realisation”. The census data prompted the Archbishop of York to insist that Christianity is not in “terminal decline” and that Jesus suffered setbacks, so Christians will too. © Provided by The Telegraph The UK’s most Satanic neighbourhoodsAcademics claim that this is indicative of a wider trend. Malcolm Jarry, co-founder of The Satanic Temple, based in Salem, Massachusetts, suggested that the ONS figures were a drastic underestimate. He said that his organisation, founded in 2012, has 21,996 members registered from the UK, and around a million followers worldwide.