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
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
Date posted: May 27, 2010
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