Tag Archives: Dignitatis humanae

English translation problem on Vatican website of key paragraph of an important document

From a reader… QUAERITUR: I was reading an article on the SSPX website on Religious Liberty last night. In it, they quoted Dignitatis Humanæ of the Second Vatican Council. Interestingly, the part the SSPX would particularly object to is missing on the … Read More

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“In the formation of their consciences, the Christian faithful ought carefully to attend to the sacred and certain doctrine of the Church.”

From Dignitatis humanae, the Declaration on the Right of the Person and of Communities to Social and Civil Freedom in Religious Matters (1965): 13. Among the things that concern the good of the Church and indeed the welfare of society … Read More

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One of the Pope’s gifts to Pres. Obama: “Dignitatis personae”

When the Pope Benedict admitted Pres. Obama into his presence today, he gave him gifts of a medal, a mosaic of St. Peter’s Square and, according to Catholic News Service Twitter feed, a copy of CDF’s instruction on bio-ethical questions … Read More

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