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  • The State and the Church, written and edited by John A. Ryan, D.D., LL.D and Moorhouse F. X. Millar, S.J. (New York: The Macmillan Company, 1930). With Imprimatur. May be read online at the Jacques Maritain Center, and available in various formats at Internet Archive and Open Library. [Note: It was written for the Department of Social Action of the National Catholic Welfare Council (predecessor of today’s United States Conference of Catholic Bishops).]

On the memorial of the martyrs St. Peter Khanh of Vietnam, St. John Jones of Wales, and Blessed John Tanaka of Japan, who endured State oppression for the true Faith; and in sorrowful remembrance of the enactment of the French Civil Constitution of the Clergy (12 July 1790), which attempted to place the Church under the control of the State. For more legally free ebooks, you may access the List of Free eBooks (Arranged by Title) and the List of Free eBooks (Grouped by Subject). Blessed be God in His angels and in His saints!

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