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‘Veritatis Splendor’ at 30: Unpacking Pope St. John Paul II’s Profound Christological Vision

Robert SullivanPope John Paul II blesses a young girl in a wheelchair before Mass at National Stadium in Kingston, Jamaica, Aug. 10, 1993. Four days prior, the Holy Father published Veritatis Splendor, which delved into the inherent dignity of every person.

COMMENTARY: Karol Wojtyla believed that the crisis of our time was centered on the question of human dignity, and the grounding of that question in what it means to be human in the first place.