The Religious Persecution in France 1900-1906

The Religious Persecution in France 1900-1906

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"[...]work, and the increase of juvenile criminals is appalling.[1] If the projected law regarding religious associations is voted, it will be tantamount to the abolition of all religious teaching, as the existence of these congregations will be rendered impracticable. England and the United States will be the gainers, as they were when the Revolution dispersed the priesthood in 1790. The French Government is on the verge of apostasy, as I have said. Is this a cause, a presage, or a symptom of national decadence? All three, I fear. Nations stand or fall with their governments. They have the government they merit and they are punished for the evil doings of their rulers. "I gave them a king in my wrath," it was written. Is there sufficient vitality left in the French constitution to reject the poison that is undermining it, and of which alcoholism, unknown in[...]."
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  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 7.62mm | 254.01g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507558457
  • 9781507558454