Catholic Social Teaching

 Catholic Social Teaching

  
RE: Life Issues

  

Papal Letters:

  

  

  • Rerum Novarum ("The Condition of Labor") - May 1961
  • Quadragesimo anno ("Reconstruction of the Social Order") - May 1931
  • Mater et Magistra ("Christianity and Social Progress") - May 1961
  • Pacem in Terris ("Peace on Earth") - April 1963
  • Gaudium et Spes ("The Church in the Modern World") - December 1965
  • Popularum progressio ("The Development of People") - March 1967
  • Humanae Vita ("Of Human Life") - July 1968
  • Octogesima adveniens ("A Call to Action") - May 1971
  • Evangelii nuntiandi ("Evangelization in the Modern World") - October 1975
  • Redemptor Hominis ("Redeemer of Man") - March 1979
  • Laborem exercens ("On Human Work") - 1981
  • Sollicitudo rei socialis ("On Social Concern") - December 1987
  • Centisimus annus ("The 100th Year") - May 1991
  • Evangelium vita ("The Gospel of Life") - March 1995

  

  

US Bishops’ Letters:

  

 

  • "Discrimination and Christian Conscience" - 1958
  • "Statement on the National Race Crisis" - 1968
  • "Justice in the World" - 1971
  • "Declaration on Abortion" - 1974
  • "Brothers and Sisters to Us" - 1979
  • "Declaration on Euthanasia" - 1980
  • "The Challenge of Peace" - 1983
  • "Guidelines for Legislation on Life-Sustaining Treatment" - 1984
  • "Pastoral Plan for Pro-Life Activities: A Reaffirmation" - 1985
  • "Economic Justice for All" - 1986
  • "Confronting a Culture of Violence" - 1994