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Memorial Ajustado de los Diversos Aspedientes Seguidos Sobre. Argentina, Tribunal Fiscal de la Nacion.

Memorial Ajustado de los Diversos Aspedientes Seguidos Sobre...

The Readjustment of Church-State Relations in Post-Colonial Argentina [Argentina]. Tribunal Fiscal de la Nacion. [Agrelo, Pedro Jose (1776-1846), Author]. Memorial Ajustado de los Diversos Aspedientes Seguidos Sobre la Provision de Obispos en Esta Iglesia de Buenos Aires, Hecha por el Solo Sumo Pontifice sin Presentacion del Gobierno, Y Sobre un Breve Presentado en Materia de Jurisdiccion, Y Reservas Retenido y Suplicado. Con la Defensa que se Sostiene de la Jurisdiccion Ordinaria, Y Libertades de Esta Iglesia y sus Diocesanos, y del Soberano Patronato y Regalias de la Nacion en la Proteccion de sus Iglesias, Y Provision de Todos sus Beneficios Eclesiasticos Como Correspondiente Esclusivamente a los Gobiernos Respectivos de las Nuevas Republicas Americano-Espanolas del Continente. Dispuesto por el Fiscal General del Estado, Por Autorizacion del Gobierno. Buenos Aires: Imprenta Argentina, 1834. 246 pp. Octavo (8-1/4" x 5-1/2"). Later quarter calf over pebbled paper boards, raised bands, gilt title and gilt ornaments to spine, marbled endpapers. Moderate rubbing to extremities, some chipping to spine ends, corners bumped and somewhat worn, front joint starting, hinges cracked, front free endpaper carefully reattached with archival tape. Light toning to text, some soiling to title page. Ex-library. Shelf label to foot of spine, annotation to verso of front free endpaper, small inkstamps and shelf numbers to title page. A solid copy. $950. * Only edition. The dominant religious presence in Argentina, the Catholic Church was also its most important provider of social services and a powerful force in the national culture. Following independence from Spain in 1810, there were sharp disagreements within the national ruling elite over the proper degree of Church influence in the country. At the same time the Papacy, unwilling to offend Spain, condemned the revolutions sweeping South America at the time, which created additional tensions within Argentina. The Memorial Ajustado was written by Agrelo, the primary author of the 1813 Proyecto de Constitucion Argentina. It intended to clarify sections in the constitution concerning church-state relations. It called for state financial support for the Church, but allowed religious freedom. Other articles, all controversial, included compulsory secular education, support of ci.

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