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In our society, human life is under direct attack from abortion and euthanasia. In that process, readers are called upon to think how they might not only contribute to the tradition, but develop it further, thus bringing the Catholic social tradition alive in contemporary times. More on Care for God's Creation This summary should only be a starting point for those interested in Catholic social teaching. Nations must protect the right to life by finding increasingly effective ways to prevent conflicts and resolve them by peaceful means.

In our society human life

More on Rights and Responsibilities Option for the Poor and Vulnerable A basic moral test is how our most vulnerable members are faring. Life and Dignity of the Human Person The Catholic Church proclaims that human life is sacred and that the dignity of the human person is the foundation of a moral vision for society.

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Marriage and the family are the central social institutions that must be supported and strengthened, not undermined. Co-editors Kathleen Maas Weigert and Alexia Kelley combine four essays from leading scholars with eight concrete case studies based on community social justice projects across the country. The depth and richness of this tradition can be understood best through a direct reading of these documents. This belief is the foundation of all the principles of our social teaching.

Therefore, every person has a fundamental right to life and a right to those things required for human decency. The reader first learns about the challenges facing Catholic universities in educating the current generation about the Catholic social tradition.

Our love for all our sisters and brothers demands that we promote peace in a world surrounded by violence and conflict. Loving our neighbor has global dimensions in a shrinking world. Seven themes of Catholic Social Teaching The Church's social teaching is a rich treasure of wisdom about building a just society and living lives of holiness amidst the challenges of modern society. In these brief reflections, we highlight several of the key themes that are at the heart of our Catholic social tradition.

Living the Catholic Social Tradition will help readers assess and address different social justice issues within the framework of Catholic social thought. We are called to protect people and the planet, living our faith in relationship with all of Gods creation. At the core of the virtue of solidarity is the pursuit of justice and peace. Catholic teaching also calls on us to work to avoid war. Challenges and Directions No.