Christian Democratic movement

Jacques Maritain

Jacques Maritain was a French Catholic philosopher. He was grown up as a Protestant but  became an agnostic before converting to Catholicism in 1906. An author of more than 60  books, a prominent drafter of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and a long-time friend and mentor of Pope Paul VI. The foundation of Maritain’s thought is Aristotle, St. Thomas and the Thomistic commentators.