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Article: Europe: In the service of human dignity

June 4, 2007

Margriet Krijtenburg / MercatorNet:

Schuman was more than a respected politician who was untiring in fighting for reconciliation in Europe. He was a person who made his work a tool to serve God and the church. With the motto, “The saints of the future will be wearing a suit and a necktie,” Schuman entered the world of politics at the age of 23.

The motives that governed his ideas and penetrated all his actions, in politics as elsewhere, were his Catholic faith, democracy and human dignity. He stressed that democracy is based on Christianity, which is the basis of human dignity….

Full article here.

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