Foundations of Catholic Social Teaching

Book Resources: Chapter 3: Peace Depends on Human Dignity (Pope Francis)

 

Pope: Peace Depends on Human Dignity

Film Focus Point: This is an excerpt from a speech given by Pope Francis to Vatican diplomats in January, 2014 in which he makes a dichotomy between peace and the demeaning of human dignity in various forms within human societies.

Text Focus Point: Pages 77-78

Discussion Questions:

  1. How would you explain the correlation Pope Francis draws between peace within a society and disrespect for human dignity?
  2. What are common ways that human dignity is threatened in our own country? In other countries of the world?

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