Church-State Relations in the 1899 Malolos Constitution: Filipinization and Visions of National Community

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Aguilar Jr., Filomeno V.;
  • Publisher: Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Kyoto University
  • Journal: Southeast Asian Studies,volume 4,issue 2,pages279-311 (issn: 2186-7275)
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  • Subject: separation of church and state | Catholic Church | Filipino nationalism | Spanish friars | Masonry | Mabini | Aglipay

The most contentious issue in the Revolutionary Congress that crafted the 1899 Malolos Constitution pertained to the separation of church and state, which won by a mere one vote. Until now this episode in Philippine history has not received a satisfactory explanation, w... View more
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