“Looking to the common good is much more than the sum of what is good for individuals,” he wrote. “It means having a regard for all citizens and seeking to respond effectively to the needs of the least fortunate.”
“As if measures that governments must impose for the good of their people constitute some kind of political assault on autonomy or personal freedom!” Francis wrote of the anti-lockdown protests.
“It is all too easy for some to take an idea — in this case, for example, personal freedom — and turn it into an ideology, creating a prism through which they judge everything,” he added.
No scriptures and/or proselytizing.