March 1, 1901 (9th Parliament, 1st Session)


Nathaniel Clarke Wallace

Conservative (1867-1942)


I say that in Great Britain the King of England is the head of the Church of England. He has to shb-scribe to the thirty-nine articles of the Church of England; he has to take communion in the Church of England. Article 22, reads as follows :
The Romish doctrine concerning purgatory, pardons, worshipping and adoration as well of images as of reliques, and also invocation of saints, is a fond thing, vainly invented and grounded upon no warranty of Scripture, but rather repugnant to the word of God.
That is the declaration the King has to make. I will not read article 28, because it is a long one, and it might tire out the Minister of Railways and Canals, but it is

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