Seven Principles of
Catholic Social Teaching
"For I was hungry and you gave me food, I was thirsty and you gave me drink, a stranger and you welcomed me, naked and you clothed me, ill and you cared for me, in prison and you visited me.' " Matthew 25:35-36

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops teaching on Social Justice is based on 7 Basic Principles

While Pacem in Terris means Peace on Earth, it does not spend the entire length of the document speaking explicitly on peace.  Rather, much of the document speaks of some of the principles of Social Justice.  If we ensure rights, if we respect the dignity of all, if we live in solidarity, then we will have peace.



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