There have been worse institutions than the state church of Ireland; there was never a greater scandal.
His father was a minister of a very subordinate charge of the state church.
Beginnings of toleration—dissentients from the state church.
A royal personage has none; he must conform to the state church.
They were about one tenth of the population and did not believe in a state church.
The adoption of the religion as the state church, was for it a new creation.
His state church, with its worship of Him, will grow as the church.
But secularization has advanced under the state church system.
State schools would only be another instrument of power in the hands of a government, worse even than a state church.
All this must have seemed strange indeed to the doting daughter of a state church whose belief was regulated by act of Parliament.