Recent Synod enshrines Religious Liberty
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(10-30-2012, 08:43 PM)JMartyr Wrote: Pope Leo XIII said that a right is a moral faculty. I would say freedom instead of right.
“Right is a moral faculty, and as We have said, and it cannot be too often repeated, it would be absurd to believe that it belongs naturally and without distinction to truth and to lies, to good and to evil.”

Yes, but the term "ability" does not denote something that should be permitted or defended by a government.  - This is the issue.  What term will denote not just the ability to do so but also that this is not an ability that the government should infringe upon?  I am not sure I can think of something other than the term right . . .
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Re: Recent Synod enshrines Religious Liberty - by Fontevrault - 10-30-2012, 08:48 PM



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