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Report: Moral relativism threatens democracy, Pope warns

October 5, 2007

From Catholic World News:

By denying the existence of natural law, secularism is undermined the very foundations of democratic society, Pope Benedict XVI (bio – news) argued in an October 5 private audience with members of the International Theological Commission.

Disregard for natural law, the Holy Father said, has caused “a crisis for human– even more for Christian– civilization.” In response to that crisis, he continued, Church leaders should mobilize “both lay people and followers of religions other than Christianity” to reclaim a common moral tradition.

Full report here.


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