Religion often is misused for purely power-political goals, including war.
More Quotes from Hans Kung:A human person is infinitely precious and must be unconditionally protected.
I remember the Curia said, that's up to the American bishops, not up to Rome.
That means that every human being - without distinction of sex, age, race, skin color, language, religion, political view, or national or social origin - possesses an inalienable and untouchable dignity.
If priests were allowed to marry, if this would be an optional thing, and if he could have wife and children, he would certainly have less temptation to satisfy certain sexual impulses with minors.
Humanity today possesses sufficient economic, cultural and spiritual resources to introduce a better global order.
But I have to add - and this answers your other question - this catholicity in time and in space is only meaningful for me if there is, at the same time, a concentration on the Gospel.
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When you record, you live with what you recorded for many many years, but when you play it's just an hour and a half and then once it's over it's over.