Will you join Pope Francis in praying for refugees during August? In many parts of the world people are being displaced by violence and are in need of welcome and protection. Who would you like visitors to this site to pray for today?
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.
The Catholic Bishops of Aotearoa-New Zealand encourage people to think carefully about how they will vote in the 2014 national election. They see it as an opportunity to take faith into the public arena and to defend the poor and vulnerable. Read their statement here. What are some of the… Read More »NZ Bishops Election Statement
Archbishop Silvano Tomasi is the Holy See’s Permanent Observer at the United Nations. He spoke on the need for peace in the Occupied Palestinian Territory at the 21st Special Session of the UN Human Rights Council on 23 July. He deplored the violence, which is only begetting more violence, and… Read More »Demonisation
Pope Francis has appealed to the whole international community to develop new legal and secure forms of migration. He rejects the view that the large movements of people today are circumstantial or due to isolated emergencies and argues that migration is a sign of the times. He made a special… Read More »Making Migration Secure
Bishop Arnold Orowae, President of the Catholic Bishops Conference of Papua New Guinea & the Solomon Islands, has called on politicians to respect the law and to give priority to the common good. His call comes among growing concerns in Papua New Guinea about democracy, the rule of law, and… Read More »Respect for Law & the Common Good
Why do you think Pope Francis speaks of reconverting to a development that knows how to respect creation rather than converting? Is there wisdom from your own culture’s history, or that of another culture, that can be recovered to help meet this challenge? How are you playing a part in… Read More »Development that Respects Creation