Catholic Social Science Review

Volume 5, 2000

Kenneth L. Grasso
Pages 23-35

John Paul II on Modernity, the Moral Structure of Freedom and the Future of the Free Society

John Paul II neither rejects modernity nor exalts the freedom it has engendered. Rather, he affirms the modem aspiration to achieve "the complete liberation of man," but does so in terms of "the complete truth about the human being" and "the truth and love revealed to men by Jesus Christ."