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Session 2 - Religious Freedom: an Essential Human Right in a Free and Just Society

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Session 2 - Religious Freedom: an Essential Human Right in a Free and Just Society

Recognizing the central importance of universal principles and shared values in building a free and just society, this session highlighted the essential principle of the freedom of thought, conscience, and religion. All people have intrinsic value, dignity, and fundamental rights. These essential attributes and rights are not conferred by laws or governments but are endowed by the Creator.