Is Self-Government and the American Experiment in Liberty Lost Forever?

From: https://acton.org/pub/religion-liberty/volume-8-number-5/renewing-our-experiment-ordered-liberty quoting Pope John Paul II.

“Self-government did not imply simply freedom to live as one wishes but, rather, the capacity to fulfill one’s duties and responsibilities toward family and toward the common good of the community. The Founding Fathers, he noted, “clearly understood that there could be no true freedom without moral responsibility and accountability, and no happiness without respect and support for the natural units or groupings through which people exist, develop, and seek the higher purposes of life in concert with others.”

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