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es·tab·lished church

(ĭ-stăb′lĭsht)
n.
A church that a government officially recognizes and supports as a national institution.

Established Church

n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) a Church that is officially recognized as a national institution, esp the Church of England

estab′lished church′


n.
a church that is recognized by law, and sometimes financially supported, as the official church of a nation.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.established church - the church that is recognized as the official church of a nation
organized religion, religion, faith - an institution to express belief in a divine power; "he was raised in the Baptist religion"; "a member of his own faith contradicted him"
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Established Church

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Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press, or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.
My favorite part of its 300-plus pages is, "I have built most of my career on just two phrases: The sixteen words in the First Amendment that note 'Congress shall make no law respecting any establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; and Article 3's prohibition of any religious test for public office.
The cross is the best known symbol of Christianity and Kingstown's prominent display of this symbol represents an establishment of religion in violation of the First Amendment of the United States Constitution," read the complaint, according to the IndyStar.
Neither that program nor the courtroom prayer specifically appears to violate the clause of the First Amendment that states: "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof," Paxton's opinion states.
Allowing Kennedy, a public employee who was still working, to recite what had become group prayers largely in the Christian faith was an obvious violation of the Constitution's prohibition of laws "respecting an establishment of religion.
It reads: "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof .
2) To review, the First Amendment begins, "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof.
Chambers ruling that opening prayers at the Nebraska Legislature's sessions did not violate the First Amendment prohibition against establishment of religion.
Constitution's ban on the establishment of religion.
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FRF) and its two co-presidents, brought suit against the government, claiming that the income exclusion violates the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment, which states, "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion.
The first relates to individuality and the purification of the self, while the second to establishment of religion and social stability.

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