- On 5 October, a meeting of the Chamber of Deputies relocated the capital from Lavrada to Colo, established a Confederal Bank of Delvera, and set up a wage system for government employees.
- On 16 October, Hatsu Aki was sworn in as the new head of state after the resignation of his father in July. The title of the head of state, Daitōryō Daimyō, can be translated as “President-Noble” or “President-Lord”.
- On 29 October, President Kevin Baugh and the Molossian First Family took part in the annual Nevada Day Parade in Carson City for the tenth time. The President met with various Nevadan dignitaries, including the governor and several congressional candidates, most of whom were found to be already aware of Molossia.
SABIA AND VERONA
- On 20 October, Sabia and Verona celebrated four years since its foundation. King Tarik released a statement celebrating the stability of the kingdom.
- On 19 October, Sôgmô Will Soergel celebrated the Sandum holiday of Armilustrium by publishing a playlist on Spotify and conducting a religious ritual.
- On 26 October, the Sôgmô announced a meeting of the Citizen’s Party of Sandus to formulate an official platform for the party, a goal which had previously been intended to have been reached by May earlier this year.
- On 14 October, the Principality of Wildflower Meadows annexed Grosvenor Park, an ornamental Victorian park in the British city of Chester, located directly between the Principality’s existing claims of Chester Meadows and the walled city itself.
- On 26 October, Claire Nymoria was appointed the new Prime Minister of Zealandia by leader Charlotte Lindstrom.
The Home Office has released an updated overview of the religious affiliations of the Austenasian population.
The last time this information was publically released was in August 2014. Since then, the percentage of the population that is Christian has risen from 46% to 48%, and the percentage that follows no religion has fallen from 38% to 26%.
Also included is “Unknown”, for the five members of the population who have not been asked or preferred not to answer.
Out of Austenasia’s population of eighty four, between fifty seven and sixty two (taking into account the “unknowns”) – 68-74% – are religious.
Out of the Empire’s Christians, there are four Orthodox, six Roman Catholics, one Anglican, six Methodists, eight Pentecostals, thirteen other Protestants, and three Mormons.
After Christianity, the two largest religions in the Empire are Sunni Islam and Hinduism, both with five adherents.
The exact data is as follows:
- Christian (Orthodox): 4.76% – 4
- Christian (Roman Catholic): 7.14% – 6
- Christian (Anglican): 1.19% – 1
- Christian (Methodist): 7.14% – 6
- Christian (Pentecostal): 9.52% – 8
- Christian (Other Protestant): 15.48% – 13
- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints: 3.57% – 3
- Muslim (Sunni): 5.95% – 5
- Hindu: 5.95% – 5
- Other: 7.14% – 6
- Unknown: 5.95% – 5
- None: 26.19% – 22