Where do these phrases come from:
"Politics do not belong in the Church."
"The Church must be separate from the State."
American Civil Liberties Union? Americans United for Separation? The Freedom from Religion Foundation? These phrases have come from these organizations and from similar organizations. But they also came from an orgnaization with similar motives - the Nazi party. These phrase express tyranny over the culture and repression of religion.
Separation of church and state: straight from the mind of Hitler