This was a rupture of the Concordat, and was so regarded by Napoleon.
Since the Concordat he nominates the dignitaries of the Church.
He was imprisoned by Franois I for refusing to recognize the concordat .
In fact, the Concordat can hardly be said to have re-endowed the Church at all.
I of the Concordat, which is an organic law of the French State.
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