June 22, 2014 – Catholic Contributions and Critiques of Human Rights Law within European Institutions
This article examines European institutions and their developing policies from a Catholic perspective. It explores how different EU institutions work and are justified as “democratic.” In particular, the article focuses on a dangerous development within EU institutions towards gender ideology, an essentially Marxist ideology.
It also discusses non-negotiable principles that Catholic are bound in conscience to uphold, and how difficult this is to accomplish within European institutions. It seems that the presuppositions of the Second Vatican Council and the Church about the nature of the state were that is was promoting the common good and a partner with the Church and private institutions, but the modern nation state appears to have evolved into something altogether different.