Other Resources

Church Documents

Author Title Year
Pope Francis Care for Our Common Home
Laudato Si
2015

Pope Francis The Joy of the Gospel
Evangelii Gaudium
2013

Pope Benedict XVI Charity in Truth
Caritas in Veritate
2009

 Pope Benedict XVI God is Love
Deus Caritas Est
2005

Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace Compendium of the Social Doctrine of the Church 2004

Pope John Paul II The Gospel of Life
*Evangelium Vitae
1995

Pope John Paul II On the Hundredth Year of RN
*Centesimus Annus 100th Anniversary of RN
1991

Pope John Paul II On Social Concern
*Sollicitudo Rei Socialis
1987

United States Catholic Bishops Economic Justice for all
A Catholic Framework for Economic Life
1986

Pope John Paul II Laborem Exercens (On Human Work)
Laborem Exercens
1981

Pope John Paul II Redemptor Hominis (Redeemer of Man)
Redemptor Hominis
1979

Synod of Bishops Justitia in Mundo (Justice in the World)
Justitia in Mundo
1971
Pope Paul VI Christian Communities responsible for the
Future of our World
*Octogesima Adveniens 80th Anniversary of RN
1971

Pope Paul VI On the Development of Peoples
*Populorum Progressio 70th Anniversary of RN
1967

Second Vatican Council The Church in the Modern World
Gaudium et Spes
1965

Pope John XXIII Peace on Earth
Pacem in Terris
1963

Pope John XXIII On Christianity and Social Progress
Mater et Magistra
1961

Pope Pius XI On Reconstructing the Social Order – 40 years after RN
*Forty years after Rerum Novarum
1931

Pope Leo XIII On the Condition of Labour
*Rerum Novarum
1891

 

Recommended Books


Title Author Pub Year Publisher

A Concise Guide to Catholic Social Teaching Kevin E. McKenna 2002 Ave Maria Press, Inc

Activities for Catholic Social Teaching: A Resource Guide for Teachers & Youth Ministers James McGinnis 2006 Ave Maria Press, Inc

Business Ethics at Work Elizabeth Vallance 1995 Cambridge University Press

An Introduction to Catholic Social Teaching Rodger Charles SJ 2001 Family Publications, Oxford & Ignatius Press, San Francisco

Compendium of the Social Doctrine of the Church Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace 2004 Pauline Publications, Mumbai

Go and Do Likewise:Catholic Social Teaching in Action Mia Crosthwaite 2006 Twenty Third Publications

I Like Being in Parish Ministry: Social Justice Marvin L. Mich 2002 Twenty Third Publications

Just Business: Business Ethics in Action Elaine Sternberg 1994 Warner Books (UK)

Living Justice and Peace: catholic Social Teaching in Practice (2nd Edition) Jerry Windley-Daoust 2008 Saint Mary’s Press

Mission Trip Prep Kit: Leader’s Guide Kevin Johnson 2003 Youth Specialties

Mission Trip Prep: A Student Journal for Capturing The Experience Kevin Johnson 2003 Youth Specialties

Modern Catholic Social Teaching: The Popes Confront the Industrial Age 1740-1958 Joe Holland 2003 Paulist Press (NY)

Primary Source Readings in Catholic Social Justice Jerry Windley-Daoust 2007 Saint Mary’s Press

Primary Source Readings in Catholic Social Justice: Leader’s Guide Sarah Caffrey Bachand & Connie Fourré 2007 Saint Mary’s Press

Render Unto Caesar: Serving the Nation by Living Our Catholic Beliefs in Political Life Charles J. Chaput, OFM.Cap 2007 Saint Mary’s Press

Telling the Story of The God of Love in Asia: The Concise Compendium of the Social Doctrine of the Church Br. Anthony Rogers, Fsc (Editor) 2007 Federation of Asian Bishops’ Conference, Office of Human Development

Tenth Anniversary Edition of Economic Justice for All: Pastoral Letter on Catholic Social Teaching and the U.S. Economy U.S. Catholic Bishops 1997 United States catholic Conference, Inc

The Asian Way to a Civilisation of Love: Asian Conference on the Compendium of the Social Doctrine of the Church Anthony Rogers FSC (editor) 2007 Federation of Asian Bishops’ Conference, Office of Human Development

The Social Doctrine of the Church Revisited: A Guide for Study (Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace) Hervé Carrier, SJ 1990 Vatican City

Whose Justice? Which Rationality? Alasdair MacIntyre 2008 University of Notre Dame Press

Walking with the Poor: Principles and Practices of Transformational Development Bryant L. Myers 2008 Orbis Books, Maryknoll, NY, USA

 

Recommended Links


Compendium of the Social Doctrine of the Church
Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, Vatican
vatican.va/roman_curia/pontifical_councils/justpeace/documents/rc_pc_justpeace_doc_20060526_compendio-dott-soc_en.html

Department of Justice, Peace and Human Development
US Catholic Bishops Conference.
Provides overview of social teachings, news and analysis of issues and resources for priests, parishes and educators.
usccb.org/sdwp/

Faith Doing Justice
Loyola Institute, Society of Jesus, Australia
Provides overview of social teachings, study resources, news updates and analysis.
faithdoingjustice.com.au/

Center of Concern
A Jesuit-run think-tank and advocacy agency on global social issues, based in the US.
coc.org/

Catholic Relief Services
The official international development agency under the auspices of the US Catholic Bishops Conference
crs.org

Australian Catholic Social Justice Council
The national justice and peace agency under the auspices of the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference
socialjustice.catholic.org.au/

Caritas Internationalis
A confederation of Catholic relief and development agencies worldwide
caritas.org