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Quote from Pope Leo XIII,

"It is an injustice, a grave evil and a disturbance of the right order,
for a larger and higher organisation, to arrogate to itself functions
which can be performed efficiently by smaller and lower bodies."


Pope Leo XIII (more quotes by Pope Leo XIII or books by/about Pope Leo XIII)



The first principle against subsidiarity (giving away power) in the first ecumenical by Pope Leo XIII (and later recalled in papal encyclical 'Quadragesimo Anno' in 1931).


Government, Independence, Individual Rights, Power, Responsibility, Tyranny, Usurpation


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