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The Catholic Social Tradition

This document describes teaching, thought and practice relating to the Catholic social tradition and Catholic universities.

Database of Catholic Social Thought

This searchable database of institutes and organizations working in Catholic Social Thought is a result of a collaborative effort between the John A. Ryan Institute for Catholic Social Thought and the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace.

Bibliography of Catholic Social Thought

This annotated bibliography by Father Frank McHugh is located at the Centre for Catholic Social Thought at the University of Leuven.

Catholic Social Teaching Links

This page provides links to websites that detail information about Catholic social teaching.


Selected Talks

Selected talks from the Faith and Work Breakfast Series and other presentations of interest.

Catholic Social Teaching DVD

Christians in Society: a 3-DVD, 4.5 hour documentary explaining the Church's social teaching from fundamentals to complex applications.