Catholic quotations from the Church Doctors, Church Fathers and all the great Catholic minds.
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
QUOTATION: State Churches
Today state churches throughout the world are characterized by their fatigue. Moral force-- the foundation on which to build-- does not emanate from either the religious bodies subservient to the state nor from the state itself.
--Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, (Pope Benedict XVI), Without Roots: The West, Relativism, Chistianity, Islam, 2004