01 May 2007

There is no contradiction between God's law and human freedom: God's law correctly interpreted neither attenuates nor, even less, eliminates man's freedom. On the contrary, it guarantees and fosters this freedom because, as the Catechism of the Catholic Church reminds us, 'freedom ... attains its perfection when directed toward God, our beatitude' (no. 1731)."

- Papal Address to Members of the Pontifical Biblical Commission, 27 April 2006

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