Asia Pacific Catholic Social Teachings

Catholic Social Teaching in Asia Pacific Catholic Social Teaching principles may take root in and be expressed through every culture. Each particular experience can enhance humanity’s understanding both of reality, and of God’s call through it. By examining the local and particular, universal Catholic Social Teaching principles may be recognized and understood more deeply. Local Bishops share with the Popes in the task of teaching on issues of social justice. The international and local teachings inform one another. This website holds up the experiences of the people of the Asia Pacific region by making Asia Pacific Catholic Social Teaching more widely known. Find Asia Pacific Catholic Social Teachings

Solidarity with Dalits

Who are the outcast and oppressed in your community? Are they fully included in the life and leadership of the church? What other forms of discrimination might we need to eliminate from the life of the church? Read the full Final Statement of the Catholic Bishops Conference of India Plenary Assembly XXXI, 13 February 2014 here.