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Is Universal Really Universal? An Examination of the Catholic Church in the Context of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights


David A. Boyer


Florida State University

May 10, 2010


Abstract:     
This Paper traces the history of the Catholic Church with respect to its views on international human rights. The paper examines papal encyclicals and other documents to examine Church policy before analyzing the Church's track record concerning important human rights issues.

Number of Pages in PDF File: 43

Keywords: Catholic Church, Universal Declaration of Human Rights

JEL Classification: K33

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Date posted: May 27, 2010  

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Boyer, David A., Is Universal Really Universal? An Examination of the Catholic Church in the Context of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (May 10, 2010). Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1604174 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1604174

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Florida State University ( email )
Tallahasse, FL 32306
United States
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