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Pope Praises Natural Law Study By Theological Commission

BENEDICT XVII reaffirm the necessity and the urgent need, in the current situation of culture and of civil and political society, to create the conditions to raise awareness of the indispensable value of natural moral law.The Pope praised a document written by the commission, titled The Search for Universal Ethics: A New Look at Natural Law. The document is in the final stages and will be published soon.BENEDICT XVIThanks to the study which you have carried out on this fundamental argument, the results are clear that natural law is the authentic guarantee everyone has to live free and respected in their dignity as human beings, and to feel they are defended from any form of ideological manipulation and from all abuses perpetrated on the basis of the law of the strongest.He also reminded the Commission of the real task of theology: To enter into the Word of God to understand it and make it understood in our world, and by doing so find the answers to humanity?s great questions.