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We are conscious that religions cannot solve the economic, political and social problems of this earth. Hans Kung#Conscious 69
Hans Kung#Conscious 69
At the same time we are aware that our various religions and ethical traditions often offer very different bases for what is helpful and what is unhelpful for men and women, what is right and what is wrong, what is good and what is evil. Hans Kung#Aware 68
Hans Kung#Aware 68
I like the catholicity in time: our tradition is one of 2,000 years. Hans Kung#Catholicity 68
Hans Kung#Catholicity 68
After two world wars, the collapse of fascism, nazism, communism and colonialism and the end of the cold war, humanity has entered a new phase of its history. Hans Kung#Cold 66
Hans Kung#Cold 66
It is an absolutely unique success of the church community to have introduced such an epoch-making change, in just a few years, without having a serious division. Hans Kung#Absolutely 64
Hans Kung#Absolutely 64
Humanity today possesses sufficient economic, cultural and spiritual resources to introduce a better global order. Hans Kung#Cultural 57
Hans Kung#Cultural 57
And a third thing is the understanding of the Church as a community, a communion which is just a hierarchy but the people of God, whose servants are the priests and bishops. Hans Kung#Bishops 53
Hans Kung#Bishops 53
We are convinced of the fundamental unity of the human family. Hans Kung#Convinced 50
Hans Kung#Convinced 50
However, if the religions in essence merely repeat statements from the United Nations Human Rights Declaration, such a Declaration becomes superfluous; an ethic is more than rights. Hans Kung#Becomes 49
Hans Kung#Becomes 49
Time and again we see leaders and members of religions incite aggression, fanaticism, hate, and xenophobia - even inspire and legitimate violent and bloody conflicts. Hans Kung#Again 47
Hans Kung#Again 47
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