Saturday, August 06, 2016

The Church and the Ideology of Human Rights

"What is important for us to observe is that the Church has entered into a constant dialectical and moral debate with this [ideology of human rights]... We are obliged to note that this dialectical opening of the Church has not been repaid, the ideology of human rights having taken on a virulence in recent times that seems to be directed most particularly against the way of life that the Church recommends, protects, and promotes." -- Pierre Manent, Beyond Radical Secularism, p. 104

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