Thursday, 16 September 2010

"Religion is a guarantee of authentic liberty and respect"

"The evangelization of culture is all the more important in our times, when a “dictatorship of relativism” threatens to obscure the unchanging truth about man’s nature, his destiny and his ultimate good. There are some who now seek to exclude religious belief from public discourse, to privatize it or even to paint it as a threat to equality and liberty. Yet religion is in fact a guarantee of authentic liberty and respect, leading us to look upon every person as a brother or sister."
From Pope Benedict's homily at the Papal Mass at Bellahouston Park in Glasgow this evening.
Read the full text here

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