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Pope defends human dignity under attack from “technocratic materialism‎”

(Vatican Radio) One cannot be silent in the face of an “unscrupulous materialism” that marks the alliance between economy and technology, and that treats life as a resource to be exploited or discarded by power and profit.  “Unfortunately men, women ...

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Pope: fraternity can generate a just society with dignity for all

(Vatican Radio) On May 1st the Church  remembers Saint Joseph the worker, a day marked across the globe as International Labour Day. Pope Francis’ thoughts in these days go especially towards young people as expressed in his May 1st tweet: ...

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Pope to global economic leaders: Remember the dignity of the human person

Vatican City, Dec 3, 2016 / 07:45 am (CNA/EWTN News).- In an unprecedented event, Fortune 500 CEOs, members of the Time 100 and non-profit, academic, religious and labor leaders from throughout the world met in Rome to address the need ...

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These nuns provide ‘death with dignity’ – but it’s not assisted suicide

Washington D.C., Oct 11, 2016 / 06:06 am (CNA/EWTN News).- As states around the country consider legalizing physician-assisted suicide, “death with dignity” looks markedly different for patients under the care of the Little Sisters of the Poor. In her nearly ...

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Pope to journalists: truth and respect for human dignity

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis on Thursday met with the Italian National Council of the Order of Journalists, telling them that truth, professionalism and respect for human dignity were essential elements in their work. Listen to Lydia O’Kane’s report Meeting with ...

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Human dignity – what is its root and why is it important?

Human Dignity

Where does human dignity come from? The dignity of every single person (their human dignity) is rooted in his or her creation in the image and likeness of God. Endowed with a spiritual and immortal soul, intelligence and free will, the ...

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This Sinner Had Her Dignity Restored

Dignity of Sinner restored

(By Fr. Dexter Brereton) Jesus restores the dignity of this sinner caught in the act of adultery These were disgusting people. The men who hauled the woman ‘caught in adultery’ in today’s gospel story were simply trying to make a ...

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Pope Francis: human dignity from conception to natural death

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis on Thursday speaking to the members of the Italian Committee for Bioethics, underlined how the Church supports the efforts of civil society to promote, “the search for truth and goodness on complex human and ethical issues”. He ...

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Pope to diplomats: Migrants present challenges, but don’t forget their dignity

Vatican City, Jan 11, 2016 / 07:05 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On Monday Pope Francis gave his first major speech of the year to the diplomatic corps accredited to the Holy See, focusing on the hot-button topic of migration and the ...

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Pope Francis at audience: catechesis on dignity of work

(Vatican Radio) Pope Francis held his weekly General Audience in the Paul VI Hall on Wednesday. The Holy Father focused his catechetical remarks on work. In the English summary read out following the main catechesis in Italian, the Pope explained ...

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