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" Declaration on Religious Freedom: On the Right of the Person and of Communities to Social and Civil Freedom in Matters Religious." "This Vatican Synod," it proclaims, declares that the human person has a right to religious freedom. This freedom means... "
Catholicism and Religious Freedom: Contemporary Reflections on Vatican II's ... - Page ix
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Religions of America

Leo Rosten - Religion - 1975 - 672 pages
...Religious Tolerance? Vatican II in its Declaration on Religious Freedom (para. 2) says: This Vatican Synod declares that the human person has a right to religious...is to be forced to act in a manner contrary to his firm beliefs. Nor is anyone to be restrained from acting in accordance with his own beliefs, whether...
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The Art of Christian Listening

Thomas N. Hart - Religion - 1980 - 128 pages
...orientation, when, in its Declaration on Religious Freedom, it states: This freedom means that all persons are to be immune from coercion on the part of individuals...is to be forced to act in a manner contrary to his or her own beliefs (#2). Hence every person has the duty, and therefore the right, to seek the truth...
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The New Democracies: Global Change and U.S. Policy

Brad Roberts - Political Science - 1990 - 249 pages
...beings in the world. One can argue, then, that religious freedom—as the Council put it, the claim that "all men are to be immune from coercion on the...is to be forced to act in a manner contrary to his beliefs" 23 — is the most fundamental of human rights, because it is the claim that corresponds to...
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New Song in the Andes

John Maust - Chimborazo (Ecuador) - 1992 - 143 pages
...Protestants. Vatican II also maintained a person's right to religious freedom. The documents declared that "all men are to be immune from coercion on the...individuals or of social groups and of any human power." Finally, the Council promoted a return to Scripture: "Easy access to sacred Scripture should be provided...
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The Protestant Presence in Twentieth-Century America: Religion and Political ...

Phillip E. Hammond - Religion - 1992 - 199 pages
...candidly in a statement emanating from Vatican II: the human person has a right to religious freedom ... all men are to be immune from coercion on the part of individuals or of social groups or of any human power.... [I]n matters religious no one is to be forced to act in a manner contrary...
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Conscience First, Tradition Second: A Study of Young American Catholics

Patrick H. McNamara - Religion - 1992 - 221 pages
...and Immaculate Conception and Ascension Thursday. individual human dignity to undergird its assertion that "all men are to be immune from coercion on the part of individuals . . . and of any human power, in such wise that in matters religious no one is to be forced to act...
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Catholicism: New Study Edition--Completely Revised and Updated

Richard P. McBrien - Religion - 1994 - 1344 pages
...Freedom declares that we are bound to follow our conscience faithfully in all our activity, and that no one is "to be forced to act in a manner contrary to one's conscience. Nor, on the other hand, is one to be restrained from acting in accordance with one's...
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Church and State in the Modern Age: A Documentary History

J. F. Maclear - Education - 1995 - 510 pages
...individual, the religious community, the family, civil society, and the church. 2. This Vatican Synod declares that the human person has a right to religious...in matters religious no one is to be forced to act ... contrary to his own beliefs. Nor is anyone to be restrained from acting in accordance with his...
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Soul of the World: Notes on the Future of Public Catholicism

George Weigel - Christian sociology - 1996 - 206 pages
...claim about the constitutive dynamics of human being-in-the-world. As the Council put it, religious freedom means that "all men are to be immune from...is to be forced to act in a manner contrary to his beliefs." 23 Therefore religious freedom can be considered the most fundamental of human rights, because...
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Religious Liberty in Western Thought

Noel B. Reynolds, W. Cole Durham, Jr. - Religion - 1996 - 312 pages
...promulgated in 1965, provides an appropriate starting point for our discussion: This Vatican Council declares that the human person has a right to religious...individuals or of social groups and of any human power . . . the right to religious freedom has its foundation in the very dignity of the human person as...
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