"The rights of workers take priority over the maximization of profits"

Pope John Paul II,
Toronto, Canada, 1984

On the Condition of Workers Pope Leo XIII
On the Reconstruction of the Social Order Pope Pius XI
Christianity and Social Progress Pope John XXIII
On Human Work Pope John Paul II
Economic Justice for All U.S. Bishops
Labor Day Statements of the United States Catholic Conference
Work and Wages Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace
A Spirituality of Work Committee for the World of Work of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of England and Wales
Right to Organise and Collective Bargaining Convention International Labour Organisation
Workers' Representatives Convention International Labour Organisation
Labour Relations (Public Service) Convention International Labour Organisation
Convention concerning the Promotion of Collective Bargaining International Labour Organisation

Articles in The Way, an international journal of contemporary Christian spirituality, published by the British Jesuits
How Do We Understand Work? Roy Cassin
The Spirit of Work Thomas J. Cottle
Competition and Co-Operation at Work: The Choices Before Us Theresa O'Donovan
Co-Workers in His Design Francis Turner
Sin and Work: Christianity and industrial relations, II Alexander J. Matejko
Time to Stand and Stare John F. Kavanagh
Work and Play Dorothy Berridge
Work and Man Peter Hebblethwaite
No Idle God John L. McKenzie
Love What You Do: Discipleship and Work Phil Callaghan
The Spirituality of Rest Gerald O'Mahony

Articles from Oikonomia, Journal of Ethics & Social Sciences
Framing the Meaning of Work Using Catholic Social Thought Piotr Jonas
The Virtues and the Subjective Meaning of Work David Lutz
The Right to a Living Wage is Individual, Natural and Absolute John Augustine Ryan
Work and Education in the Age of Automation Alejandro Crosthwaite

Articles in SSRN, composed of a number of specialized research networks
Steeple Solidarity: Mainline Church Renewal and the Union Corporate Campaign Michael M. Oswalt
Some Reflections on Labor and Employment Ramifications of Diocesan Bankruptcy Filings David L. Gregory
Workers in the Vineyard: Catholic Social Thought and the Workplace Susan J. Stabile

Articles in Thinking Faith, the online journal of the Jesuits in Britain
The fair minimum: is the Living Wage enough? Joe Egerton
Why does my work matter to God? Charles Hippsley
Self-sacrificing love in the workplace Patrick Riordan SJ

Articles by Dorothy Day
The Church and Work

Articles in National Catholic Reporter
Labor Encyclicals Should Apply to Church Workers National Catholic Reporter
Church Accused of Workplace Injustices Tim McCarthy

Articles in the US Catholic
Universal dignity: Does Catholic social teaching support a universal basic income? Kate Ward
Equality at work: The church's support for the dignity of the worker should extend to all Catholics, regardless of sexual and gender identity Deacon Ray Dever
A hard bargain: Despite the church's traditional support for collective bargaining, are unions really welcome on Catholic college campuses? Elizabeth Lefebvre

Articles in JustSouth Quarterly at Loyola University New Orleans
Worker Ownership: A Way to Promote the Dignity of Work and Workers Dennis Kalob, PH.D.
The Suffering South: Anti-Union and Poorer for it Fred Kammer, S.J.

Articles in Word & World, a quarterly journal of theology, published by the faculty of Luther Seminary
Labor: A Suggestion for Rethinking the Way of the Christian Vitor Westhelle
Faith, Work, and Economic Structures Richard Luecke
Vocation, Work, and Work for Pay Mark Gibbs
When Working Is Over or, When Working Takes on a Unique Transformation Martin J. Heinecken

Articles in Proceedings of the Catholic Theological Society of America
The Right of Workers to Share in Ownership, Management, and Profits Gerard Rooney
The Right of Workers to Share in Ownership, Management, and Profits Patrick O'Brien
The Morality of Right-to-Work-Laws Francis W. Carney
Theology and (De)Humanizing Work in the Twenty-First Century Gemma Tulud Cruz
A Response to Gemma Tulud Cruz’s "Theology and (De)Humanizing Work" Hosffman Ospino
The Workers' Paradise: Eternal Life, Economic Eschatology, and Good Work as the Keys to Social Ethics David Cloutier
A Response to David Cloutier's "The Workers' Paradise: Eternal Life, Economic Eschatology, and Good Work as the Keys to Social Ethics" -- Shifting the Balance: The Work Before Us Kate Ward

Articles in Markets and Morality
Marching for Morals: Early Struggles in the Dutch Christian Worker Movement Peter van Dam
Subsidiarity and the Just Wage: Implications of Catholic Social Teaching for the Minimum-Wage Debate Andrew V. Abela

Articles from other sources
Decent Work: Implications for Equality and Social Justice James Wickham
The Relationship Between Work and Wealth in Proverbs: A Study of Two "Contradictory" Sayings (Proverbs 14:23 and 23:4-5) Kojo Okyere
Justice in the World of Work: Global, National, Local Perspectives
Justice as Participation: Joe Biden and Catholic Social Thought on Workers' Rights Meghan J. Clark
Theologizing the Great Resignation: Dignity, Downward Mobility and Death Kate Ward
The First Condition for Dignified Work Simone Weil
"Not Charity But Justice": Charles Gore, Workers, and the Way John F. Wirenius
The Church and the Workplace Brian Lawrence
Participating in the New Creation: A Theological Appreciation of Work Henry L. Novello
Holy Working Fr Aidan Nichols, OP
Polish Traditions on Work Jerzy W. Galkowski, page 267
Catholic Social Teaching and the "Right to Organize" Marilynn P. Fleckenstein
Read My Genes: Genetic Screening in the Workplace Claire Andre and Manuel Velasquez
Labor Jewish Encyclopedia
The Morality of the Aims and Methods of the Labor Union Rev. John A. Ryan, page 326

Laboring for Justice
Catholic-Labor Network
What Faith Groups Say about the Right to Organize
Interfaith Worker Justice
Higgins Labor Program At the University of Notre Dame

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