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Human Rights

"Let the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights be ratified by all governments who have not yet adhered to it, and let it be fully observed by all"

1971 Synod of Bishops, Justice in the World



Peace on Earth Pope John XXIII. See articles 9-34

Respect for Human Rights: The Secret of True Peace Pope John Paul II

A Milestone for the Human Family The Catholic Bishops of Australia

Human Rights and the Catholic Church The Catholic Bishops of England and Wales

Universal Declaration of Human Rights General Assembly of the United Nations

The Cairo Declaration on Human Rights in Islam Nineteenth Islamic Conference of Foreign Ministers

Promotion and Protection of All Human Rights, Civil, Political, Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, Including the Right to Development Commission of the Churches on International Affairs of the World Council of Churches, Franciscans International, Lutheran World Federation, Dominicans for Justice and Peace, Pax Christi International



Human Rights: The Church's Advocacy for Social Standards Alexander Foitzik

Human Rights and Civic Responsibility Aquiline Tarimo

The European Convention on Human Rights and Church-State Relations: Pluralism vs. Pluralism Françoise Tulkens

Human Rights, Democracy and Freedom Dalai Lama

Human Rights in a Time of Terror David Ransom

Health and Human Rights Maura A. Ryan

A Matter of Spirit, Spring 2007 issue On the human rights of children

The Impotence of Human Rights in the Face of Escalating Violence: A Girardian View Peter Stork

Gaudium et spes and Human Rights: The Challenge of a Cosmopolitan World Francis Schussler Fiorenza

The Holy See and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights: Working Toward a Legal Anthropology of Human Rights and the Family Jane Adolphe

Bringing Human Rights Abusers to Justice in U.S. Courts: Carrying Forward the Legacy of the Nuremberg Trials Sandra Coliver

Gaudium et Spes and the Struggle for Human Rights in Peru Mateo Garr, S.J.

The Controversial Universality of Individual Human Rights Friedrich Graf

Universal Human Rights, the United Nations, and the Telos of Human Dignity Willam Joseph Wagner

Deeper Longings: The Relevance of Christian Theology for Contemporary Rights Theories Kevin P. Lee

Democracy, Modernity, and the Catholic Human Rights Revolution: Reflections on Christian Faith and Modern Democracy Kenneth L. Grasso

The Influence of Kant on Christian Theology: A Debate About Human Dignity and Christian Personalism Derek S. Jeffreys

Human Rights or Human Rites: A Cross-Cultural Ethical Perspective James T. Bretzke, S.J.

A Catholic Perspective on Human Rights Cherie Booth QC

The Global Quest for Tranquillitas Ordinis: Pacem in Terris, Fifty Years Later Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences

Deng Xiaoping's Human Rights Theory Zhu Majie

American Muslims and a Meaningful Human Rights Discourse in the Aftermath of September 11, 2001 Imam Zaid Shakir

The Catholic Neo-Scholastic Contribution to Human Rights: The Natural Law Foundation Robert John Araujo, S.J.

Freedom and Human Rights: The Development Dilemma in Sub-Saharan Africa E. Wamala

Human Values as the Unifying Reference of Human Rights and the African Perspective A. B. Rukooko

A Holistic Approach to Human Rights in Private Uganda: Challenges to Theology and Philosophy A.B.T. Byaruhanga-Akiiki

Human Rights and Development in Uganda: Reflections on the Constitutional Provisions of the Right to Development M. Mawa

Responsibility for Human Rights: Contributions from Bernard Lonergan John C. Haughey

Human Rights, Natural Law, and Thomas Aquinas Fr. Joseph M. de Torre

The French and German versus American Debate over 'New Religions', Scientology, and Human Rights Stephen A. Kent

Civic Education and Human Rights in an Intercultural Perspective: The Case of Romania Victor Neumann

Promotion of Human Rights and Democracy in Africa: The Role of Non-Governamental Organizations Aquiline Tarimo, S.J.

Sovereignty, Human Rights, and Self-Determination: The Meaning of International Law Father Robert Araujo

The Struggle for Justice-But On Whose Terms? Francis X. Hezel, S.J.

Culture and Human Rights: Empirical Notes with A Metaphysical Conclusion Jozef Pauer

Democracy and Human Rights in the Aftermath of the Totalitarian Challenge Miloslav Bednar

Human Rights and Islam J. Stefan Lupp

Catholic Social Teaching and the Universal Declaration on Human Rights Ted Keating, SM

Towards a Philosophical Foundation for Human Rights Carlos Eduardo Maldonado

The Ethics of Human Rights in a Civil Society Carlos Eduardo Maldonado

Pope Pius XI's Crusade for Human Rights and his Hidden "Encyclical," Humani Gneris Unitas, Against Racism and Anti-Semitism Dr. Frank J. Coppa

Justice is founded on respect for human rights Jean-Louis Tauran

When Rights and Cultures Collide Karen Musalo

Beyond Rights: The Morality of Rights-Language Julian Rivers

In Search of a Talking Point on Human Rights Francis X. Hezel, S.J.

Are there "Human Rights" in Buddhism? Damien Keown

Essential Elements of Human Rights in Buddhism Uttamhumars Bagde

Human Rights: A Valid Chinese Concept? Dr. Julia Ching

Cultural Rights Are Human Rights Doreen G. Fernandez

Human Rights and a New Regional Order: CSCE as a Framework for Cultural Consensus David Little

"Sacred and Inviolable": Rerum Novarum and Natural Rights Ernest L. Fortin

Culture, Power and Human Rights in Central America: An Anthropological Perspective Timothy Ready

Human Rights, Justice and Theology Brian Johnstone

Human Rights and Religious Liberty in Jewish'Christian Dialogue Elio Toaff

The Church and Human Rights Gerard O'Connell

Moral Claims, Human Rights, and Population Policies The Yale Task Force on Population Ethics

Catholicity and Human Rights Alfred Young, C.S.P., page 387

Are Human Rights Compatible with Islam? The Issue of the Rights of Women in Muslim Communities Riffat Hassan, Ph.D.



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