Excerpt from The Primitive Church and the Primacy of Rome
This book demands an introduction, which, I am afraid, will have to be mainly occupied with myself.
Until eighteen months ago I was a member of the Society of Jesus; now I am no more so. I was not expelled from that Society. I left it of my own accord, because the religious opinions and doctrines I held did not any longer agree with the opinions and doctrines held sacred by that Society.