[T]he number, the industry, and the morality of the Priesthood, & the devotion of the people have been manifestly increased by the total separation of the Church from the State.

James Madison (1751-1836) American statesman, political theorist, US President (1809-17)
Letter to Robert Walsh (2 Mar. 1819)
Added on 13-Jan-05 | Last updated 13-Jan-05
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