Please forward this error screen to 216. Do Christians love their enemies even now? The Church’s social teaching is a rich treasure of wisdom about building a teaching today’s children society and living lives of holiness amidst the challenges of modern society.
This belief is the foundation of all the principles of our social teaching. How we organize our society — in economics and politics, in law and policy — directly affects human dignity and the capacity of individuals to grow in community. Therefore, every person has a fundamental right to life and a right to those things required for human decency. Option for the Poor and VulnerableA basic moral test is how our most vulnerable members are faring. Care for the earth is not just an Earth Day slogan, it is a requirement of our faith.
We are called to protect people and the planet, living our faith in relationship with all of Gods creation. More on Care for God’s Creation This summary should only be a starting point for those interested in Catholic social teaching. Copyright 2005, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. No part of this work may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, or by any information storage and retrieval system, without permission in writing from the copyright holder. By accepting this message, you will be leaving the website of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. This link is provided solely for the user’s convenience.