Secular state

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A secular state is a idea where the state is neutral to all religion and religious matters. A secular state should not support any religion and should not give preferential treatment to anybody based on their religion.[1]

Map of secular states in blue. States with state religions are shown in red and ambiguous states are shown in gray.

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  1. Madeley, John T. S. and Zsolt Enyedi, Church and state in contemporary Europe: the chimera of neutrality, p. 14, 2003 Routledge