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“Many Catholics do not adequately understand that the social teaching of the Church is an essential part of Catholic faith. This poses a serious challenge for all Catholics, since it weakens our capacity to be a Church that is true to the demands of the Gospel.” -- USCCB (1998)

Educational Resources & Events
  • Nuclear Disarmament: Time for Abolition
    Released in Dec 2014, the document makes several key points:
    • “… the structure of nuclear deterrence is less stable and more worrisome than at the height of the Cold War.”
    • “… the system of nuclear deterrence can no longer be deemed a policy that stands firmly on moral ground.”
    • “The time has come to embrace the abolition of nuclear weapons as an essential foundation of collective security.”
    • “The prolongation of the nuclear establishment continues to perpetuate patterns of impoverishmen
  • The Economic Crisis and Catholic Social Principles
    More than 20 years ago, the U.S. Catholic bishops issued a landmark pastoral letter, “Economic Justice for All.” In light of the current economic crisis and to enable us to participate in the political debates concerning the government’s response to the crisis, we should keep in mind its principles.
  • Themes of Catholic Social Teaching in the Catechism
    Where to find The seven key themes of Catholic social teaching in the Catechism of the Catholic Church
  • Compendium of the Social Doctrine of the Church
    Online version from the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace

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