Articles on this issue "human dignity"
In address to Italian National Social Security Institute, recalls that humans dignity is more fundamental than productivity; work is part of man's calling
The right to rest, a retirement pension and maternity leave, among other workers' rights, “based on the very nature of the person and his or her transcendent dignity," were the key themes of …read more
"The classical Christian tradition, with its roots in the Bible, would argue that there is a qualitative and not merely quantitative difference between human beings and other animals"
Ridley Scott'sThe Martianis a splendidly told tale of survival and pluck, reminiscent of the novelRobinson Crusoeand the filmsLife of PiandCastaway. In this case, the hero is Mark Watney, an …read more
Take Into Account the True Good of the Human Person
Cardinal Secretary of State Pietro Parolin has sent a message on behalf of Pope Francis to the Second World Peoples' Conference on Climate Change and the Defence of Life, which is concluding …read more
"For the past two hundred years, atheists have been loudly asserting that the dismissal of God will lead to human liberation. I would strenuously argue precisely the contrary."
I am sure by now that many of you have seen the appalling hidden-camera videos of two Planned Parenthood physicians bantering cheerfully with interlocutors posing as prospective buyers of the …read more
Here below is the statement by Archbishop Silvano M. Tomasi, Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations and Other International Organizations in Geneva, at the 28thSession of …read more
This Sunday was the first International Day of Prayer and Awareness against human trafficking. In the Vatican press conference held last Tuesday it was explained that the day coincided with …read more
Words related to maintaining a strong spiritual life and persevering in sport are often the same. Pope Francis made this observation in the Vatican this morning when addressing executives and …read more
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Movement, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ (USCCB) Subcommittee on African American Affairs will release a series of resources to …read more
Italian politician Luca Volontè wants to see more emphasis placed on promoting the common good and the dignity of the human person rather than the latest GDP figures. Speaking to ZENIT on the …read more
The Vatican Secretary of State has affirmed that every human being, for the very fact of being a person, possesses a dignity that must be treated with the utmost respect. During a visit by …read more
Pope Francis has urged the faithful to put the dignity of the human person before all things, saying every other interest is secondary. The Pope made the comments in his homily at Mass in the …read more
One of the great obstacles in putting an end to human trafficking is general ignorance about this issue, and a lack of awareness about how many people are victims. This was an assertion made …read more
Italian politician Vittorio Prodi wants to see more emphasis on the common good and dignity of the human person rather than the latest GDP figures. Speaking to ZENIT on the sidelines of a …read more
Some laws are just and others are not, but how do we determine the difference? In her latest book Sheila Liaugminas outlines what she upholds as the first principles that should guide us. The …read more
Catholics and Shia Muslims oppose actions that endanger the life, health, dignity and welfare of others, including the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, according to a joint …read more