This work brings together the key statements of the Roman Pontiffs on political, economic and cultural matters. Containing some of the most progressive teachings of the Catholic Church, this compendium offers a set of ideals and moral values designed to encourage human development, and the liberation of people from oppression, poverty, and violence . Including sections on the environment, the role of the state, the social order and the international community, this work draws together the central statements of the Vatican from a range of texts, including papal encyclicals, apostolic letters and Conciliar documents.
|Publication date:||1st October 2002|
|Author:||The Vatican, Archbishop Francois-Xavier Nguyen Van Thuan|
|Publisher:||Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd. an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC|
|Categories:||Christian life & practice,|