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dis i stab lish muhnt

  • n  the act terminating an established state of affairs; especially ending a connection with the Church of England

  • Advocates for these so-called duped dads say such men should be treated as victims of fraud and liken the need for paternity-disestablishment amendments to truth-in-lending laws.
  • The peseta held steady on news of disestablishment, rising fractionally from 11.
  • And Rowan Williams, the Archbishop of Canterbury and leader of the worldwide Anglican Communion, has voiced support for the eventual disestablishment of the Church of England.

  • Rowan Williams in guardian.co.uk
    Williams said: "It's a very shaky time for the public presence of faith in society. I think the motives that would now drive disestablishment from the state side would be mostly to do with ...... trying to push religion into the private sphere, and...
  • Phil Woolas in Burnley Citizen
    The debate was started when Mr Woolas said: "Disestablishment - I think it will happen because it's the way things are going. Once you open debate about reform of the House of Lords you open up debate about the make-up of the House. It will probably...
  • Alan Beith in Hindu
    British lawmaker Alan Beith said "the Queen might wish to remain in some way, which would be one of the most complex issues to resolve. On a personal level I would also not be attracted to disestablishment because I don't think the status of the...

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