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To: ALPAPilot
Here it is: The Founding Fathers of the United States asserted their claim to freedom and independence on the basis of certain "self-evident" truths about the human person: truths which could be discerned in human nature, built into it by "nature’s God."

Thanks for the reference. I would love to use it with my "Catholic" family. Can you please direct me to exactly where John Paul II said this? Thanks!

33 posted on 10/22/2010 5:18:30 PM PDT by koraz
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To: koraz

The link is to the Vatican website.

ADDRESS OF HIS HOLINESS
POPE JOHN PAUL II

TO H.E. Mrs. CORINNE (LINDY) CLAIBORNE BOGGS
NEW AMBASSADOR OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
TO THE HOLY SEE

16 December 1997

http://www.vatican.va/holy_father/john_paul_ii/speeches/1997/december/documents/hf_jp-ii_spe_19971216_ambassador-usa_en.html


36 posted on 10/22/2010 5:55:31 PM PDT by ALPAPilot
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