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By Kevin E. McKenna

A well timed source for knowing, instructing, and imposing Catholic social instructing. As parishes and colleges accentuate efforts to advertise Catholic social instructing, here's a welcome distillations of social rules provided in either papal encyclicals and pastoral letters built through American bishops. Following the constitution of the U.S. bishops' rfile "Sharing Catholic Social Teaching," the publication speaks to seven major subject matters:

  • Life and the respect of the Human Person
  • Call to family members, neighborhood, and Participation
  • Rights and Responsibilities
  • Option for the terrible and Vulnerable
  • The Dignity of labor and the Rights of Workers
  • Solidarity
  • Care for God's Creation

every one bankruptcy comprises mirrored image questions perfect for person or crew utilization, and an appendix bargains biographical information regarding popes who've issued social encyclicals, recommended homily issues and a Reconciliation carrier for Justice and Peace. bound to develop into a useful source for all pastoral ministers, A Concise consultant to Catholic Social Teaching can also be compatible for parish grownup learn teams, and highschool and school sessions on Catholic social teaching.

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