Is your faith other worldly? Does it draw you away from or more deeply into engagement with the world? Pope Francis was speaking to families during his visit to Manila. How might faith encourage depth in your family life, work, and action for a more just society? Do you consider… Read More »Faith Deepens Engagement
Inspirational Catholic Social Teaching Quotes
Catholic Social Teaching Quotes
Learn about the social justice teachings of the Catholic church with these Catholic Social Teaching quotes. These quotes come from the Popes, and from individual Bishops and Bishops Conferences of the Asia Pacific region.
St Joseph Vaz is the first Sri Lankan saint to be formally recognized by the Church. In the homily at the Mass for his canonization, Pope Francis said that St Joseph Vaz “shows us the importance of transcending religious divisions in the service of peace”. Do you know people whose… Read More »St Joseph Vaz
Cardinal Charles Maung Bo of Yangon, Myanmar is committed to solving problems of religious conflict in his country. He suggests that this will take time, and a good spirit. Are we sometimes impatient and tempted to simplistic solutions in the face of complex and longstanding problems? How might the spirit… Read More »Religious Conflict can be Solved
What are the ‘walls’ that divide your community? In what way are closed hearts connected with the building and maintenance of these walls? How can you help to build a bridge?
Archbishop Julian Leow Beng Kim of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia said at his installation, that Malaysia stands at a crossroads. It’s story, he said, should not be “about competing with each other, to see who is first, who is more superior or who is more successful, but our strength as a… Read More »National Strength in Option for the Poor
When allowing or not allowing people to cross the frontiers into our countries, or to enter our cultures, communities, or personal lives, do we effectively judge some people to be useless, out of place or disposable? People are not things to be used. Everyone has a place in the human… Read More »Church without Frontiers