This one page class handout summarizes the four key principles of Catholic Social Teaching that are considered to be perennial, that is valid always and everywhere. Further principles, criteria for judgement and guidelines for action can be derived from them.
This presentation gives a general introduction to Catholic Social Teaching and highlights four key principles: human dignity; the common good; subsidiarity; and solidarity.
My reflection for the May staff newsletter of CatholicCare Sydney focuses on subsidiarity and collaborating with those whom we serve. What do you think of when you hear the word ‘subsidiarity’? Do you think of a small company that is owned by a larger company? Subsidiarity is a key principle in Catholic Social Teaching. It […]
In a show of solidarity with Indigenous Australians, the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference and Catholic Religious Australia have issued a joint statement criticising legislation that would continue to undermine the human rights of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Australia’s Northern Territory. Their call for deeper consultation with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people […]