“The equality of men rests essentially on their dignity as persons and the rights that flow from it: ‘Every form of social or cultural discrimination in fundamental personal rights on the grounds of sex, race, color, social conditions, language, or religion must be curbed and eradicated as incompatible with God’s design.’” (CCC 1935)
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Speaking to the International Catholic Legislators Network, the Pope encouraged the politicians to “make every effort to undertake serious and in-depth moral reflection on the risks and possibilities associated with scientific and technological advances.”
According to the Bolivian Attorney General’s Office, from Jan. 1 through June 15, 56 women and 14 infants were murdered.
The Holy See official said that economic regulations need to be enforced to combat human trafficking, which continued to increase during the pandemic.
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According to the World Economic Forum, the COVID-19 pandemic has forced millions of people below the poverty line in relatively wealthy countries and will push up to 150 million people in developing countries into extreme poverty in 2021.
Archbishop Caccia specifically criticized the promotion of abortion and euthanasia as supposed “rights.”
Bishop Burbidge noted the “special occasion for the people of God to honor the character of the law, the sacred character.”