Friday, January 21, 2011

Human Rights

Here is a list of Church endorsed human rights given by John Paul II in his "Address to the 34th General Assembly of the United Nations" given back in 1979.

1) the right to life, liberty and security of the person;
2) the right to food, clothing, housing, sufficient health care, rest, and leisure;
3) the right to freedom of expression, education and culture;
4) the right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion;
5) the right to manifest one’s religion either individually or in community, in public or in private;
6) the right to choose a state of life, to found a family and to enjoy all conditions necessary for family life;
7) the right to property and work, to adequate working conditions and a just wage;
8) the right of assembly and association;
9) the right to freedom of movement, to internal and external migration;
10) the right to nationality and residence;
11) the right to political participation and
12) the right to participate in the free choice of the political system of the people to which one belongs


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