The Pope then points to the source of today's difficulties. "A true and stable peace presupposes respect For human rights. Yet if these rights are grounded on a weak conception of the person, how can they Fail to be themselves weakened? Here we can see how pro-Foundly insufficient is a relativistic conception of the person when it comes to justifying and defending his rights. The difficulty in this case is clear: rights are proposed as absolute, yet the Foundation on which they are supposed to rest is merely relative."
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