Napoleon III Important Autograph Letter Signed Secularism 1860
Autograph letter signed, Paris, 16 February 1860 addressed to the Minister of Gustave Rouland cults. In 1859, the questioning of the papal states by French The intervention in the Italian War of Independence blurs the relationship between Pope Pius ix and napoleon iii. Tensions sétendent the relationship between the clergy and French emperor. Priests challenge the authority imperial question. Napoleon then ordered his minister of religion to write a tune-circular shape which to reaffirm the respect owed by the church to the imperial ruler. In this letter, the emperor suggested some changes to the text proposed by Rouland, insisting on the separation between church and state. \I find your circular to the bishops beautifully done, and I thank you. There are only the end where the conclusion is missing. We need to end that if the bulk of the clergy held an exemplary conduct, some priests have indulged in their sermon hurtful allusions. You rely on the bishops to remind them to their duty \is entitled to respect and lobéissance has the clergy. \You will understand that I'm here.
How I wish that was the end of your circular eloquent. Get the assurance of my friendship.
The circular appeared the next day, on 6 pages, repeating verbatim, in conclusion, the sentence Napoleon proposed in this letter. She did nothing to ease tensions, and one of the most influential bishops of the time, Monsignor Dupanloup denounced \A result of hostile action, vexatious annoyances, circulars deeply hurtful intent where dhumilier, dentraver leglise and mistreat the clergy is also visible quimpolitique. Surely, if one wants to alienate the government bias lépiscopat all, we can not do better. The item \The seller is \This article can be shipped worldwide.
- epoch: Second Empire <\/ li>
- Type: autograph, dedication <\/ li>