UKIP also supports the monarchy and the established church of England.
The congregation at sea formed a very poor opinion of the discernment of the established church.
We have shown our hand already—look what we have done with the established church.'
As everything in Rome must serve the state, so the religion of Rome was a state institution, an established church.
Secret gatherings of dissenters from the established church.
My remark was to the effect that there were men of the same opinions as myself even among the priests of the established church.
"You don't belong to the established church, then," he said.
By the rules of this society all its members must be of the established church.
The church of Diana was the established church, of that place and time.
Clergymen even, if offenders against the established church, were not spared public humiliation.
A church supported by the government as a national institution. The Church of England is an established church in England, as is the Lutheran Church in the countries of Scandinavia and the Presbyterian Church in Scotland.
A religious denomination that receives financial and other support from the government, often to the exclusion of support for other denominations. (See under “World Literature, Philosophy, and Religion.”)