Catholic Social Teaching



Major Documents of Catholic Social Teaching

Compendium of the Social Doctrine of the Church Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace

A New Catholic Social Manifesto? The Compendium of the Social Doctrine of the Church Bruce Duncan CSsR

Catholic Social Teaching: A Primer Barbara E. Wall, Monika Hellwig, William J. Byron, Thomas W. Smith, Robert H. DeFina

Ten Building Blocks of Catholic Social Teaching Father William J. Byron

Catholic Social Teaching Dr. Roger Bergman

Catholic Social Teaching John Schwenkler

Key Principles of Catholic Social Teaching

What is Catholic Social Teaching (CST)? Fred Kammer, S.J.

The busy Christian's guide to Catholic social teaching

Catholic Social Teaching: Not-So-Secret Anymore? Anna Rowlands

What is Catholic about Catholic Social Thought?: Human Dignity and Catholic Anthropology Catherine Jack Deavel

From Charity to Justice: The Emergence of a Catholic Social Gospel Jay P. Dolan

Catholic Social Teaching and Poverty Eradication: Key Concepts and Issues Peter Henriot, S.J.

Introduction to Catholic Social Teaching Social Action Office of the Conference of Leaders of Religious Institutes, Queensland, Australia

Notes on the Development of Catholic Social Teaching William Ryan SJ


Pope Leo XIII
Rerum Novarum
Pope Pius X
Pope Benedict XV
Pope Pius XI
Quadragesimo Anno
Pope Pius XII
Pope John XIII
Mater et Magistra
Pacem in Terris
Vatican II
Gaudium et Spes
Pope Paul VI
Populorum Progressio
Octogesima Adveniens
1971 Synod
Justitia in Mundo
Pope John Paul I
Pope John Paul II
Laborem Exercens
Sollicitudo Rei Socialis
Centesimus Annus
Pope Benedict XVI
Pope Francis


Critical Comments on Catholic Social Teaching, 1939-1993 Gerald Darring

Bibliography of Catholic Social Teaching, 1936-1994 Gerald Darring

A Handbook of Catholic Social Teaching Gerald Darring. Originally published in 1987
Social Justice----- Economic Justice ----- Political Justice ----- Discrimination ----- War and Peace ----- Criminal Justice

Sharing Catholic Social Teaching: Challenges and Directions U.S. Catholic Bishops

The Social Agenda Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace

Papal and Episcopal Documents relating to Catholic Social Justice Teaching

Catholic Social Thought and Housing Fred Kammer, S.J.

Catholic Social Teaching and Housing Gerry O'Hanlon SJ

Catholic Social Thought and Freedom Fred Kammer, S.J.

Catholic Social Thought and Wages Fred Kammer, S.J.

Catholic Social Thought and Conversion Fred Kammer, S.J.

Catholic Social Thought and Health Care Fred Kammer, S.J.

Catholic Social Thought and Hunger Fred Kammer, S.J.

Catholic Social Thought and Health Care Fred Kammer, S.J.

Catholic Social Thought and Solidarity Fred Kammer, S.J.

Catholic Social Thought and Subsidiarity Fred Kammer, S.J.

Catholic Social Thought and Global Financial Systems Fred Kammer, S.J.

Catholic Social Thought and the Common Good Fred Kammer, S.J.

Catholic Social Thought and Restorative Justice Alex Mikulich, Ph.D.

Catholic Social Thought and Distributive Justice Fred Kammer, S.J.

Catholic Social Thought and "the Law" Fred Kammer, S.J.

Catholic Social Thought and the Death Penalty Alex Mikulich, Ph.D.

Catholic Social Thought and Unemployment Fred Kammer, S.J.

Catholic Social Teaching and Taxes Fred Kammer, S.J.

Catholic Social Teaching and Criminal Justice Fred Kammer, S.J.

Catholic Social Teaching and Social Analysis Fred Kammer, S.J.

Catholic Social Teaching (CST) and Social Structures Fred Kammer, S.J.

Catholic Social Teaching (CST) and Poverty Fred Kammer, S.J.

Catholic Social Teaching on Race: A Select Bibliography Alex Mikulich, Ph.D.

Catholic Social Teaching (CST) and Racism Fred Kammer, S.J.

Catholic Social Teaching (CST) and Migration Fred Kammer, S.J.

Catholic Social Teaching and Inequality Gerry O'Hanlon SJ

Catholic Social Teaching on Ecology Gerry O'Hanlon SJ

Guide to Catholic Social Teaching Daniel Schwindt

Ireland, Europe And Catholic Social Teaching: Shared Values? Cathy Molloy

What is Development? Promoting the Good of Every Person and of the Whole Person Peter Henriot SJ

How Much Equality is Needed for Justice? Gerry O'Hanlon SJ

Social Justice and Christian Faith Seamus Murphy SJ

United in Diversity: Catholic Social Teaching and Europe Anthony Carroll

Rebuild the Foundations: Social Care Policy and Catholic Social Teaching Angela Kitching

Our Political Responsibility for the Common Good Marion Smith

Catholic Social Conscience: Reflections and Action on Catholic Social Teaching Keith Chappell and Francis Davis

The Big Society and Catholic Social Teaching James Hanvey SJ

Liberal Democrats and the Common Good Sarah Teather

Conservatives and the Common Good David Grant

Labour and the Common Good John Battle

A Ministry of Welcome Bishop Pat Lynch

John Courtney Murray, Religious Liberty, and Modernity: Part I: Inalienable Natural Rights' Timothy W. Burns

John Courtney Murray, Religious Liberty, and Modernity: Part II: Modern Constitutional Democracy Timothy W. Burns

Blessed John Paul II on Social Mortgage: Origins, Questions, and Norms Edward J. O'Boyle

Thomas Aquinas, Josef Seifert, and the Metaphysics of Respecting Persons Paul Kucharski

Edith Stein: A Proponent of Human Community and a Voice for Social Change Marian Maskulak

Social Justice: Addressing the Ambiguity Edward J. O'Boyle

The Doctrinal Issue between the Church and Democracy Yves R. Simon

Catholic Social Thought and Modern Liberal Democracy Thomas W. Smith

Christianity and Contemporary Political Life Marc D. Guerra

The Concept of "Gift" as Hermeneutical Key to the Dignity of the Human Person Damian P. Fedoryka

Can Catholic social teaching bring peace to the "liturgy wars"? Peter Jeffery

Episcopal conferences worldwide and Catholic social thought, in theory and praxis: an update Terence A. McGoldrick

The development of Catholic social teaching on economics: Bernard Lonergan and Benedict XVI Neil Ormerod, Paul Oslington, Robin Koning

Toward a Political Theology of Refugee Resettlement Joshua Ralston

"Aiming excessively high and far": the early Lonergan and the challenge of theory in Catholic social thought Patrick D. Brown

The Danish cartoons reconsidered: Catholic social teaching and the contemporary challenge of free speech David E. DeCosse

Globalizing Solidarity: Christian Anthropology and the Challenge of Human Liberation Daniel G. Groody, C.S.C.

Globalization with a Human Face: Catholic Social Teaching and Globalization Kenneth R. Himes, O.F.M.

Neoliberal Globalization: Critiques and Alternatives John Sniegocki

Migrant, Tourist, Pilgrim, Monk: Mobility and Identity in a Global Age William T. Cavanaugh

Between Identity and Security: Theological Implications of Migration in the Context of Globalization Gemma Tulud Cruz

Where Is the Church? Globalization and Catholicity Vincent J. Miller

Subsidiarity and Sphere-Sovereignty: A Match Made in . . . ? Kent A. Van Til

Social Ethics in Western Europe Linda Hogan and John D'arcy May

Charity, Not Justice, As Constitutive of the Church's Mission Charles M. Murphy

The Politics of Radical Orthodoxy: A Catholic Critique Mary Doak

Fostering a Catholic Commitment to the Common Good: An Approach Rooted in Virtue Ethics Christopher P. Vogt

Catholicism and Liberalism: Two Ideologies In Confrontation Bernard Laurent

Freedom of the Press and Catholic Social Thought: Reflections on the Sexual Abuse Scandal in the Catholic Church in the United States David E. Decosse

U.S. Catholic Social Thought, Gender, and Economic Livelihood Christine Firer Hinze

Bridging the Divide in Contemporary U.S. Catholic Social Ethics Kristin E. Heyer

The Ethics of Trade Policy in Catholic Political Economy Stephen C. Rowntree

Episcopal Conferences Worldwide on Catholic Social Teaching Terence McGoldrick

Complementarity and Equality in the Political Thought of Thomas Aquinas Paul J. Weithman

What Ever Happened to 'Octogesima Adveniens?' Mary Elsbernd

Christian Social Ethics after the Cold War David Hollenbach

Sociology and Salvation: Do We Need a Catholic Sociology? Gregory Baum

The Mission of the Church in the Theology of the Social Gospel Roger Haight

On Relative Equality: Catholic Egalitarianism after Vatican II Drew Christiansen

Class Struggle and the Magisterium: A New Note Gregory Baum

Action for Justice as Constitutive of the Preaching of the Gospel: What Did the 1971 Synod Mean? Charles M. Murphy

The Church's Religious Identity and Its Social and Political Mission Francis Schussler Fiorenza

Liberation Theology and the Social Gospel: Variations on a Theme T. Howland Sanks

Public Theology in America: Some Questrions for Catholicism after John Courtney Murray David Hollenbach

The Church and the Population Year: Notes on a Strategy J. Bryan Hehir

Moral Claims, Human Rights, and Population Policies The Yale Task Force on Population Ethics

Leo XIII: Two Concepts of Government John Courtney Murray

Leo XIII on Church and State: The General Structure of the Controversy John Courtney Murray

Leo XIII: Separation of Church and State John Courtney Murray

Leo XIII: Two Concepts of Government John Courtney Murray

The Church and Totalitarian Democracy John Courtney Murray

Contemporary Orientations of Catholic Thought on Church and State in the Light of History John Courtney Murray

St. Robert Bellarmine on the Indirect Power John Courtney Murray

The Church's Duty to Man's Earthly Happiness J. Bluett

The Faith that Does Prudence: Contemporary Catholic Social Ethics and the Appropriation of the Ethics of Aquinas Brian Michael Reedy, SJ

History Can Guide the Future of Catholic Social Teaching Vincent J. Miller

Universalism in Catholic Social Thought: 'Accompaniment' as Trinitarian Praxis Kathleen Glenister Roberts

Nature and Grace and the Appearance of Insincerity. Silencing the Catholic Voice Gerard A. O'Shea

A Taxing Problem: In a System That Increasingly Favors the Wealthy, Catholic Teaching Calls upon the Government to Step in and Level the Playing Field Scott Alessi

Social Justice: Why Are Some Faithful Tarnishing the Good Name of This Essential Catholic Value? Kristen Hannum

Not Our Cup Of Tea: Catholics Fed on the Church's Social Teaching Won't Like the Taste of What the Tea Party Is Serving John Gehring

Catholic Social Doctrine Could Save the Day Mark and Louise Zwick

Millennium Development Goals and Catholic Social Teaching: Ongoing Responsibility and Response James O'Sullivan

Social Ideas in the Homilies of Saint Basil the Great Constantin Rus, page 61

Millennium Development Goals and Catholic Social Teaching: Ongoing Responsibility and Response James O'Sullivan

Catholic Social Learning Dr. Roger Bergman

Ethical Persuasiveness and Political Ineffectiveness of Catholic Social Teachings Franz Nuscheler

Catholic Social Teaching in the Classroom Office for Mission & Ministry of Villanova University

Contemporary Management Theories and Catholic Social Teaching: A Review and Analysis Stephen J. Porth and John McCall

Neutrality in Liberal Legal Theory and Catholic Social Thought John M. Breen

West, MacIntyre and Wojtyla: Pope John Paul II's Contribution to the Development of a Dependency-Based Theory of Justice Elizabeth Rose Schiltz

The Decreasing Ontological Density of the State in Catholic Social Doctrine Patrick McKinley Brennan

Globalization, Solidarity, and Justice David Hollenbach, S.J.

Catholic Politicians and the Social Doctrine of the Church J. Brian Benestad

Towards a Theology of Citizenship as a Central Challenge in Asia Anselm Kyongsuk Min

Catholic Social Thought and the Amorality of Large Corporations: Time to Abolish Corporate Personhood William Quigley

Catholic Social Thought and the Ethical Formation of Lawyers: A Call for Community Robert K. Vischer

The Integration of Catholic Social Thought into Workplace Law Courses Sister Melanie DiPietro, S.C. and Alison M. Sulentic

Listening, Leadership, and Livelihood among Grassroots Women: Managers Learning Social Teachings of the Church in a Catholic University Jeanette V. Loanzon

Mondragón: A For-profit Organization that Embodies Catholic Social Thought David Herrera

Some Thoughts on Integrating Catholic Social Thought into the Law School Curriculum Mark A. Sargent

Catholic Social Thought in an Economics Curriculum Albino Barrera, O.P.

Catholic Social Thought and Computer Ethics Robert N. Barger, Ph.D.

Catholic Social Thought and Engineering Education Daniel R. Lynch

A Schizophrenic Process in the Church? The Conservative Retreat from the Social Dimension of the Gospel Bruce Duncan CSsR

Catholic Social Thought and the Corporation Stephen M. Bainbridge

Refugees and Catholic Social Teaching Sandie Cornish

Welcome the Stranger Carlo Maria Martini SJ

Catholic Social Teaching and Strategies for the Future in Australia Mark Raper SJ

Catholic Social Teaching and Strategies for the Future in the Contemporary Australian Context Mark Raper SJ

Migration and the Social Doctrine of the Church Rev. Fr. Michael A. Blume, S.V.D.

Catholic Social Teaching and American Legal Perspective Avery Cardinal Dulles, S.J.

Response to Avery Cardinal Dulles John D. Feerick

Catholic Social Teaching and American Legal Practice: A Practical Response Jennifer M. Mone

The Value of Work: A Catholic Critique of the U.S. Constitutional Norm George E. Garvey

Movement of the Spirit: Catholic Social Teaching in the International Workplace Ken Hackett, Dave Piraino, and Tiziana Dearing

The Bishops and the Corporate Stakeholder Debate Stephen M. Bainbridge

The Influence of Catholic Social Teaching On the International Labour Organization Gil McLean

Chapter 2 - From Church Social Teaching to Contextual Theologies J.B. Banawiratma S.J. & J. Müller S.J.

Catholic Social Teaching and the Universal Declaration on Human Rights Ted Keating, SM

Crucified Between Two Thieves: Catholic Social Teaching vs. Right and Left Anthony Basile Ph.D

Democracy in the Teaching of the Popes Michel Schooyans

The Common Good and the Catholic Church's Social Teaching Bishops' Conference of England and Wales

Catholic Social Teaching and Gospel Nonviolence John Dear

Catechism of the Catholic Church, Part 3, Section 2 The social doctrine of the Church

Catholic Social Thought Encounters Feminism Maria Riley

From Social Doctrine to Gospel Values and Signs of the Times Donald Goergen

Solidarity: The Healing of Conflict Irene Brennan

The Common Good and the Socio-Economic Order Gerald Kelly

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