Articles on this issue "social ethics"
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 …read more
A statement from the US bishops for Monday's celebration of Labor Dayparallels concerns about economic inequality voiced at the march where Martin Luther King gave his famous "I have a dream" …read more
Here is a Vatican translation of the address Francis gave today tofour new ambassadors to the Holy See: Bolot Iskovich Otunbaev from Kyrgyzstan; David Shoul from Antigua and Barbuda; …read more
With barely a month as the Church’s new leader, Pope Francis has made clear his concern for the poor and his desire for a simpler approach. Questions related to the social teaching of the …read more
Benedict XVI says a "moral awakening" in favor of the environment is needed, and rich countries should not abuse the resources of developing nations. This exhortation forms part of the message …read more
John Paul II says the Church's social doctrine could serve as a guide for Cuba's future. The Pope made that suggestion in a message sent on the occasion of the country's 9th Catholic Social …read more
John Paul II highlighted the importance of Christians' commitment in politics and reminded them of their duty to be always consistent with the Gospel. The relationship of Christians with …read more