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DELIVERED AT THE VISITATION
THOMAS ELRINGTON, D.D. M. R. I. A.
LORD BISHOP OF LEIGHLIN AND FERNS,
IN AUGUST, 1828.
RICHARD MILLIKEN AND SON,
MY REVEREND BRETHREN,
WHEN I last addressed you, I felt it to be incumbent upon me to enter somewhat minutely into the duties, which had arisen from the change in the dispositions of very many of our Roman Catholic Brethren, and to lay before you my sentiments as to the manner, in which the discussions arising in consequence of that change, ought on our part to be carried
It appeared to me, and I have no reason to alter the opinion I then formed, that to urge upon the Roman Catholics the duty of making themselves acquainted with the will of God by studying the Book, which is able to make man wise unto salvation, was the first and best means of effecting among them that change of opinions, which we deem to be the bringing them from error the most dangerous, to the pure doctrines of the Gospel. Acknowledging, as they do, that Book to be given by inspiration of