A Concise Guide to Catholic Social Teaching by Kevin E. McKenna

By Kevin E. McKenna

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

  • Life and the consideration of the Human Person
  • Call to kinfolk, neighborhood, and Participation
  • Rights and Responsibilities
  • Option for the negative and Vulnerable
  • The Dignity of labor and the Rights of Workers
  • Solidarity
  • Care for God's Creation

each one bankruptcy comprises mirrored image questions excellent for person or workforce utilization, and an appendix deals biographical information regarding popes who've issued social encyclicals, advised homily subject matters and a Reconciliation carrier for Justice and Peace. bound to turn into a useful source for all pastoral ministers, A Concise consultant to Catholic Social Teaching is usually compatible for parish grownup research teams, and highschool and school sessions on Catholic social teaching.

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