43 Pages Posted: 27 May 2010
Date Written: 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.
Keywords: Catholic Church, Universal Declaration of Human Rights
JEL Classification: K33
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
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: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1604174 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1604174