recognition of the
freedom, justice and peace in the world,
rights of all members of the
Whereas
the equal and inalienable
inherent dignity and of
human family is the foundation of
The
Universal
Declaration of
Human Rights
All human beings are born free and
equal in dignity and rights. They are
endowed with reason and conscience
and should act towards one another in
a spirit of brotherhood.
Article One
When you think of your experience of Jesus—in scripture, the
sacraments, in your prayer life, and in the tradition of the church:
—What suggests that we are all born free?
—What suggests that we are equal in dignity and rights?
—Does Jesus ever appeal to reason or conscience?
In your view, does Article One of the Declaration:
—Emphasize rights but not duties?
—Value the individual above the community?
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