In the Papal System, Government and Religion are in a manner consolidated, & that is found to be the worst of Govts. In most of the Govts. of the old world, the legal establishment of a particular religion and without or with very little toleration of others makes a part of the Political and Civil organization and there are few of the most enlightened judges who will maintain that the system has been favorable either to Religion or to Govt.

James Madison (1751-1836) American statesman, political theorist, US President (1809-17)
Letter to Jasper Adams (1832?)
Added on 13-Jan-05 | Last updated 13-Jan-05
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