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November 8: Émile Combes

Émile Combes and Church-State Separation (1904) It was on this date, November 8, 1904, that leftist French statesman Émile Combes introduced a bill for the separation of Church and State into the legislature of France. Born Justin Louis Émile Combes

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Posted in Education, Famous Freethinkers, Social Reformer

December 30: The Vatican Recognizes Israel

It came about 50 years too late for the Holocaust. So… if God is right today, and Jews are not “reviled of God,” was he wrong in the Dark Age, when faith was stronger?

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Posted in History, Religion, Theology

November 8: Church-State Separation + Edmund Halley

Émile Combes and Church-State Separation (1904) It was on this date, November 8, 1904, that leftist French statesman Émile Combes introduced a bill for the separation of Church and State into the legislature of France. Born Justin Louis Émile Combes

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Posted in Famous Freethinkers, Politics, Religion, Science
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