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AC: There are many children now living who were ‘accidents’ in the sense that their conception was unlooked for – but a great many of them are no less loved or valued for that. A focus on the other rather than on what lies between us could lead away from the relational into a rather selfish individualism. These flaws, according to Roy, are outcome of the delegation of power. It was on this document that papal supremacy in the Holy Roman Empire had supposedly rested.

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