Lows and Highs of Good Citizenship

Stephen P. White of Catholic University writes on the responsibilities of citizenship.

“The good citizen worships God because that is what the creature owes his Creator in justice. In worshiping God, the good citizen also acknowledges the limits of politics and refuses to demand of the state what the state cannot give. By ordering his love to the highest good, man ensures that his other loves are ordered as well. And in acknowledging a truth above politics, man acknowledges a common standard by which our differences might be resolved and our divisions healed.”

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