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Last Updated: Monday January 19 2009 09:59 GMT

Do all Christians have the same beliefs?

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All mainstream Christians believe in one God and the life and teachings of Jesus of Nazareth, but there are many subdivisions of Christianity in the world with different beliefs.

Some of the most well-known groups of Christians include the Church of England, which is the state church in England, and the Roman Catholic Church, whose leader is the Pope.

The Church of Scotland is a Protestant Christian church.

The Methodist Church is the fourth largest in Britain, after the Church of England and Roman Catholic Churches and the Church of Scotland.