Catholic social teaching

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  • Catholic Social Teachings

    According to the Gospel, we must welcome the stranger. Catholic Social Teaching requires Catholics to care for and stand in soldiery with immigrants, both authorized and unauthorized, including unaccompanied immigrant children, refugees and asylum-seekers, those unnecessarily detained, and victims of human trafficking. The Catholic Updated Guide to Faithful Citizenship, emphasizes that people have the right to freely migrate. The Catholic Bishops of the United States and Mexico acknowledge globalization, or the interconnectedness and dependence between different countries because of technology and social media, as a factor for the acceptance and tolerance for migration (Catholic Updated Guide to Faithful Citizenship 40-41). There are also other…

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  • Importance Of Catholic Social Teaching

    Catholic social teaching is important within the Catholic Church. To understand the social teaching, you must have knowledge of what morals are, and how to obtain them. “Catholic social teaching is a central and essential element of our faith. Its roots are in the Hebrew prophets who announced God's special love for the poor and called God's people to a covenant of love and justice. It is a teaching founded on the life and words of Jesus Christ”( Social teaching comes from the truth…

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  • Advance Australia Fair Essay

    as the prejudice, discrimination, or antagonism directed against someone of a different race based on the belief that one 's own race is superior, but it is any type of discrimination, small or large, that hurts a person of different race. 11. In the movie Elysium, the greatest injustice towards the people of earth is the loss of human needs, such as clean food and water, stable houses and the lack of healing equipment. The people on earth are forced to find ways to care for themselves while…

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  • Volunteering Reflective Report

    outside our doorstep, so we must treat them as our neighbour. The second of Jesus two great commandments “Love your neighbour as yourself” reinforces this need to love those who surround you and treat them as individuals like yourself. I have also realised that it is much easier to help out those in need than I first imagined. When thinking about volunteering, I always thought it was a long and difficult process however, I now know that it is actually really quite simple and that most…

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  • Argumentative Essay: Is Torture Justified?

    life, governments have to stop allowing torture. The Catholic Church objects to the use of torture and thinks that it is never justified. The Church believes in the inherent good in everybody and that one must try to help troubled souls find the good in themselves through prayer and healing ("Seven Themes of Catholic Social Teaching") . The Church has taken this particular stance on torture because in their Catholic Social Teachings they promote themes that protect individual’s right to life. A…

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  • Dignity And Neglect Issues In Nursing Care

    Treating them with dignity and respect is also a form of avoiding elder abuse. Additionally, older people have right to make their decisions and can decide where they want to live and with whom. One should respect the decision of older person whether they accept or reject anything (ACSJS,2016). Respect for human rights, dignity, right to life and choice are the main characteristics of the nursing profession. Nursing care is not bonded by any differences of age, colour, culture, gender or…

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  • Promoting Social Justice

    With all the problems and disparities in today’s society, promoting social justice is more important than ever. As community leaders try to fill the world with love, peace, and solidarity, education will be an important stepping stone in facilitating this process. As part of my service learning experience, I worked to promote the learning and development of young students at the Felician College Child Care Center located on Felician University’s Lodi Campus. The Felician College Child Care…

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  • The Sacrament Of The Eucharist

    will live forever. This bread is my flesh, which I will give for the life of the world.” (John 6:51) When the sacrament of the Eucharist was first introduced, it was used by Jesus to present the disciples with the idea of God’s creation and how it manifested. The Catholic Church is calling for individuals to re-evaluate the Sacrament of Eucharist, as it is the foot hold to ecological conversion, which is …. During the Last Supper, Jesus reminded the disciples that it was their mandate to…

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  • Common Good In Fr. Daniel Groody's Themes From Catholic Social Teachings

    The common good in society can be interpreted as all that which furthers the well-being of all, whether collectively and individually. The common good can include important values such as justice and respect, or certain establishments, such as an education. Undeniably, the common good includes the factors that allow individuals and communities to not only survive, but foster and thrive to their full potential. Thus, there are many behaviors or attitudes that shape the common good. In Fr. Daniel…

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  • Rerum Vivarum Book Review

    general principles of Catholic social thought (CST), aside from what could be considered the foundational principle of the dignity of human life, the principle of the preferential option for the poor is the cornerstone by which all the other points of social thought are held in comparison to. With respect to the teachings of the Church, an option for the poor and maligned closely matches the historical Jesus’ teachings concerning social thought in the Gospels. Mich lists seven themes concerning…

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