Social Teaching

Catholic Social Teaching   

Solemnity of Pentecost Year B - 24 May 2015

‘The power of the Spirit, who raised Christ from the dead, is continuously at work in the world.  Through the generous sons and daughters of the Church likewise, the people of God is present in the midst of the poor and of those who suffer oppression and persecution; it lives in its own flesh and its own heart the Passion of Christ and bears witness to his resurrection.’

Justice in the World, 74 
 
7th Sunday of Easter Year B - 17 May 2015

‘It is the person who is motivated by genuine love, more than anyone else, who pits his intelligence against the problems of poverty, trying to uncover the causes and looking for effective ways of combating and overcoming them.’

Populorum Progressio, 75 
 
6th Sunday of Easter Year B - 10 May 2015

‘Everyone who has joined the ranks of Christ must be a glowing point of light in the world, a nucleus of love, a leaven of the whole mass.  He will be so in proportion to his degree of spiritual union of God.’

Pacem in Terris, 164 
 
5th Sunday of Easter Year B - 03 May 2015

‘The world will never be the dwelling-place of peace, till peace has found a home in the heart of each and everyone, till everyone preserves in himself the order ordained by God to be preserved.’

Pacem in Terris, 165 
 
4th Sunday of Easter Year B - 26 April 2015

‘…the Church admonishes her own children, but also humanity as a whole, to overcome all strife between nations and races in this family spirit of God’s children, and in the same way, to give internal strength to human associations which are just.’

Gaudium et Spes, 42.3 
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