Since, then, the profession of one religion is necessary in the State, that religion must be professed which alone is true, and which can be recognized without difficulty, especially in the Catholic States, because the marks of truth are, as it were, engraven upon it… Men have a right freely and prudently to propagate throughout the State what things soever are true and honorable, so that as many as possible may possess them; but lying opinions, than which no mental plague is greater, and vices which corrupt the heart and moral life should be diligently repressed by public authority, lest they insidiously work the ruin of the State.”[73]. Dignitatis Humanae has been so intimately aligned with reactions to Murray's own thought that recent arguments have revolved around the theologian and social 1. “This Matter of Religious Freedom,” that received much comment and was soon translated and published in Italian and German periodicals. There would be no limits on (1). On the Right of the Person and of Communities to Social and Civil Freedom in Religious Matters. Can't see the widget? The declaration points out however, that men cannot do these obligations unless they enjoy immunity from external coercion and psychological freedom. Dignitatis Humane is consistent with the reversal of (Catholic) Governments’ duties towards Catholicism because that reversal is a change of policy, not doctrine (see section 6). The issue of truth is too easily overlooked. DIGNITATIS HUMANAE . Again, we must understand the distinction between the two different issues which the dishonest defenders of Vatican II sometimes attempt to conflate:  First issue) the Catholic Church doesn’t force or coerce a nonbeliever to believe, since belief is free – true;  Second issue) the State cannot repress the public expression of these false religions – this is where Vatican II contradicts the Catholic Church on religious liberty. The teaching of Vatican II is direct heresy against the infallible teaching of Pope Pius IX and a host of other popes. [87] The Papal Encyclicals, Vol. We will now look at three propositions that were condemned by Pope Pius IX in his authoritative Syllabus of Errors. In view of the clear contradiction between Vatican II’s teaching on religious liberty and the traditional teaching, other defenders of the post-Vatican II apostasy have insisted that, despite the contradiction, the teaching of Vatican II doesn’t involve heresy because the traditional teaching on religious liberty was not infallibly taught as a dogma. [68] Decrees of the Ecumenical Councils, Vol. var sc_security="4a7e3f43"; Dignitatis Humanae is a declaration which focuses on how religious can be attained in a secular world. A Dignitatis Humanæ (dignidade humana) é uma declaração sobre a liberdade religiosa, aprovada pelo Concílio Vaticano II e promulgada pelo Papa Paulo VI no dia 7 de Dezembro de 1965. document.write("