Last article of section "Social Doctrine of the Church"
Catholic social doctrine is often misunderstood and as often, simply ignored. A new book seeks to remedy this by providing an overview of more than a century of papal writings. “For a long time to come, this book may well be the definitive work on the economic teaching of the modern popes,” declared Michael Novak...read more
Articles from section "Social Doctrine of the Church"
Here is the US bishops' Labor Day statement. Labor Day is celebrated Monday in the United States. * * * Every human being enjoys a basic right to be respected, not because of any title, …read more
Here is a statement from theCardinal Van Thuân International Observatoryfor the Social Doctrine of the Church. * * * The enormous pressure being exercised in favour of the recognition of …read more
Here is the text of an address given by ArchbishopJoseph Kurtz of Louisville, Vice-President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, at an event to commemorate the 50th …read more
Here is the text of a letter sent by Jesuit Father Federico Lombardi, director of the Vatican press office, in response to a feature by National Geographic titled "Ivory Worship." The feature …read more
How can a country that refused abortion three times by referendums be pressured to legalize it in the name of a Convention that does not enshrine a right to abortion? In Europe, Ireland is a …read more