What are the seven catholic social teachings?
- imacatholic2Lv 71 decade agoFavorite Answer
The seven major themes of Catholic Social Teaching are:
+ Life and Dignity of the Human Person
+ Call to Family, Community, and Participation
+ Rights and Responsibilities
+ Option for the Poor and Vulnerable
+ The Dignity of Work and the Rights of Workers
+ Care for God's Creation
For more information, see: http://www.usccb.org/sdwp/projects/socialteaching/...
Here is a short list of Papal and Vatican Documents on Catholic Social Teaching:
+ Rerum Novarum (On the Condition of Labor) -- Pope Leo XIII, 1891 http://www.vatican.va/holy_father/leo_xiii/encycli...
+ Quadragesimo Anno (After Forty Years) -- Pope Pius XI, 1931 http://www.vatican.va/holy_father/pius_xi/encyclic...
+ Mater et Magistra (Christianity and Social Progress) -- Pope John XXIII, 1961 http://www.vatican.va/holy_father/john_xxiii/encyc...
+ Pacem in Terris (Peace on Earth) -- Pope John XXIII, 1963 http://www.vatican.va/holy_father/john_xxiii/encyc...
+ Gaudium et Spes (Pastoral Constitution on the Church in the Modern World) Vatican Council II, 1965 http://www.vatican.va/archive/hist_councils/ii_vat...
+ Populorum Progressio (On the Development of Peoples) -- Pope Paul VI, 1967 http://www.vatican.va/holy_father/paul_vi/encyclic...
+ Octogesima Adveniens (A Call to Action) -- Pope Paul VI, 1971 http://www.vatican.va/holy_father/paul_vi/apost_le...
+ Laborem Exercens (On Human Work) -- Pope John Paul II, 1981 http://www.vatican.va/holy_father/john_paul_ii/enc...
+ Sollicitudo Rei Socialis (On Social Concern) -- Pope John Paul II, 1987 http://www.vatican.va/holy_father/john_paul_ii/enc...
+ Centesimus Annus (The Hundredth Year) -- Pope John Paul II, 1991 http://www.vatican.va/holy_father/john_paul_ii/enc...
+ Evangelium Vitae (The Gospel of Life) -- Pope John Paul II, 1995 http://www.vatican.va/holy_father/john_paul_ii/enc...
+ Fides et Ratio (Faith and Reason) -- Pope John Paul II, 1998 http://www.vatican.va/holy_father/john_paul_ii/enc...
+ Deus Caritas Est (God Is Love) -- Pope Benedict XVI, 2005 http://www.vatican.va/holy_father/benedict_xvi/enc...
+ Compendium of the Social Doctrine of the Church - Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, 2004 http://www.vatican.va/roman_curia/pontifical_counc...
+ Doctrinal Note on Some Questions Regarding the Participation of Catholics in Political Life - Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, 2002 http://www.vatican.va/roman_curia//congregations/c...
+ With love in Christ.
- 1 decade ago
1.1 Life and dignity of the human person
1.2 Call to family, community, and participation
1.3 Rights and responsibilities
1.4 Preferential Option for the poor and vulnerable
1.5 Dignity of work and the rights of workers
1.7 Care for God's creationSource(s): Final result: Those in the first list are the seven sacraments, the second list is just a big load of hooey. Your ignorance is showing - please try to restrict your answers to something you know about.
- magix151Lv 71 decade ago
Seven? There are seven? Who knew.
- Anonymous1 decade ago
do you mean the sacriments? Im still in RCIA so i have no clue what the social teachings are, sorry.
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- thefinalresultLv 71 decade ago
a female god, mary
praying for the dead
- 1 decade ago
Who cares, why not ask about the Bible (God's word) instead?