HUMAN RIGHTS, THE CHURCHES AND THE COMMON GOOD
- THE COMMON GOOD REVISITED. Hollenbach, David // Theological Studies;Mar89, Vol. 50 Issue 1, p70
Focuses on significant discussions concerning social ethics. Re-emergence of the common good; Outline of the theological argument for a pluralistic, analogical understanding of the common good; Interpretation of the common good tradition with regards to nonindividualistic understanding of human...
- THE COMMON GOOD IN CATHOLIC SOCIAL THOUGHT. Carey, Joan B. // St. John's Law Review;Spring2001, Vol. 75 Issue 2, p311
Comments on the concept of common good within the Catholic social teaching. Meaning of common good and human person according to Saint Thomas and the Greek thinkers; Preservation of human rights and promotion of unity in a community; Role of the State in society.
- JUDGMENT, REACTION AND THE COMMON GOOD. Rist, John // Political Theology;Jul2008, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p363
This paper raises two questions about O'Donovan's The Ways of Judgment, one political, the other ecclesial. In the first place I ask whether it is adequate to propose that the state, in the interest of the common good, should be simply reactive. And I then raise the question of whether, in any...
- Engaging with the State for the Common Good: Some Reflections on the Role of the Church. Smith, Peter // Ecclesiastical Law Journal;May2009, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p169
The Canon Law of the Roman Catholic Church establishes the right of the Church to proclaim the Gospel and expound it, and to proclaim moral principles especially when this is required by fundamental rights or 'for the salvation of souls' (Canon 747). While this was taken for granted for...
- Soteriology, Debt, and Faithful Witness: Four Theses for a Political Theology of Economic Democracy. BRETHERTON, LUKE // Anglican Theological Review;Winter2016, Vol. 98 Issue 1, p71
The essay seeks to understand what is theologically at stake when challenging the power of money in shaping our common life. To do so it sets out four theses, with commentary, that are suggestive of how we might go about generating a critically constructive and theologically attuned vision of an...
- Religious Symbols in Spain: A Legal Perspective. Arribas, Santiago Cañamares // Ecclesiastical Law Journal;May2009, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p181
In Spain, immigration has been one of the main reasons for a significant number of conflicts regarding the use of religious symbols. In this context, the fundamental rights and freedoms enshrined in the Spanish Constitution are expected to play a very important role as a criterion to solve these...
- Violence disproves gov't rhetoric. Heyden, Tom // Green Left Weekly;6/22/2011, Issue 884, p16
The article reports on the decision of trade union leaders to reject Colombian government claims that human rights and trade unionist protections has improved, which denigrates symbolic gestures aimed at securing a free trade agreement (FTA) with the U.S.
- Operation Liberty delayed one month. Trollope, Paul // Body Politic;Nov78, Issue 48, p11
Reports on the request from union centrals in Quebec for the delay of Operation Liberty, instituted by Montreal human rights group La Ligue des Droits de l"Homme to demand repeal of the War Measures Act and to oppose police and state attacks on workers, women, gays and others, until December...
- Unions help win human rights for all. // South Asian Post;9/30/2010, p27
The article reports on the human rights plight of the British Columbia Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU).