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“I wish to extend an invitation to solidarity to everyone . . . this means caring for the dignity of the person, but above all I would say do not lose hope.” (Pope Francis)
These messages are brief and in a format that easily lends itself to online distribution and
parish bulletins. They look at the institutional and systemic causes of poverty in our country today.
Economic Justice for All
A Pastoral Letter from the Bishops of the United States on Catholic social teaching and the economy.
This resource rich website explores aspects of the U.S. economy from the perspective of Catholic social teaching.
Caritas in Veritate
In Caritas in Veritate (Charity in Truth), Pope Benedict XVI offers both an ethical analysis of the economic crisis as well as a moral framework to move forward as one human family.
Sacraments and Social Mission: Living the Gospel, Being Disciples (Los Sacramentos y la mision social)
This booklet helps Catholics better understand the connections between the celebration of the sacraments and our social mission as members of the Body of Christ.
Vocation of the Business Leader: A Reflection, from the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace
A ready reference for business leaders to integrate faith with work, as well as for professors and teachers for use in formative moments.
Unemployment and Poverty
This page explores unemployment and poverty and contains resources on preaching, educating, and advocating.
Articles on Poverty, Inequality, and Our Catholic Response
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