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25 października 2013

Diplomacy: called to endorse the rights of nations

Diplomacy: called to endorse the rights of nations

The United Nations Charter, the Pope said, is testament to the organization’s commitment to defend every nation and culture from injust and violent aggression. Certainly, World War II yielded staggering violations of the rights of nations, often stemming from: lethal doctrines which argued the inferiority of some nations and cultures. By contrast, history is replete with […]

25 września 2013

Diplomacy: engaged in the responsible use of freedom

Diplomacy: engaged in the responsible use of freedom

Use of freedom A purpose of diplomacy is to recognize the practical consequences of a determination to live on behalf of freedom. That life, the Pope urged the United Nations, necessitates a response which pertains to the dimensions of “the spiritual growth of humanity and to the moral vitally of nation”. Freedom possesses a distinct […]

25 sierpnia 2013

Diplomacy: witness to the universal longing for freedom

Diplomacy: witness to the universal longing for freedom

Quest for freedom United Nations representatives are reminded that they „are witnessing an extraordinary global acceleration of quest for freedom”. But that witness does not mean an option to interpret freedom in exclusively subjective categories. Delegates are confronted by freedom’s objective character. Freedom, because it is the finale to a “quest”, is the culmination of […]

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