Loading
Bishop calls for greater implementation of Church’s social teachings in Latin America
Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest Addthis

.- During the presentation of the Compendium of Social Teachings of the Church at the Catholic University of Argentina (CUA), the President of the Bishops’ Committee on Social Ministry, Bishop Carmelo Giaquinta, called for greater study and implementation of the social teachings of the Church in Argentina and Latin America. Bishop Giaquinta emphasized the importance and usefulness of these teachings for achieving a just and peaceful social order in the Latin American nations that goes hand in hand with true human progress.

During the ceremony an agreement between the CUA and the Pontifical Lateran University was also signed for the joint development of a Masters in the Social Teachings of the Church.  The President of the Redemptor Hominis Pastoral Institute of the Lateran University, Father Denis Biju-Duval, said the Compendium is an updated synthesis of the Church’s social teachings, in which the teachings of the Vatican Council and of John Paul II shine forth.

He also called the text “an especially valuable instrument” that the laity can use to “gage the ecclesial nature of their social commitments.”  The Compendium, Father Biju-Duval noted, is “a true source of inspiration for giveing ever-new answers to the challenges of the times, in complete communion with the entire Church.”

The 570-page volume was published by the Bishops’ Conference of Argentina with the economic assistance of the German bishops.

Ads by AdsLiveMedia(What's this?)

* The number of messages that can be online is limited. CNA reserves the right to edit messages for content and tone. Comments and opinions expressed by users do not necessarily reflect the opinions or beliefs of CNA. CNA will not publish comments with abusive language, insults or links to other pages

RESOURCES »

Ads by Google (What's this?)

Featured Videos

An Indian contribution to the Vatican's Synod on the Family
An Indian contribution to the Vatican's Synod on the Family
Christ Cathedral CNA video Sept 2014
Alejandro Bermudez of CNA accepts ice bucket challenge
'The Real Albania,' remembering those who fled
Pope Francis in Albania, "one of the most important visits of the post-communist era in Albania"
Pope Francis greets paralyzed man who risked all to see him
Franciscans on the banks of the Tiber in Rome, working for the New Evangelization
Pilgrimage from Czech Republic to Assisi and Rome for intentions
Testimony of young Indian who met Pope in Korea
Preparations of the Closing Mass of 6th Asian Youth Day
Missionary of Charity, Korea
Testimony of Christian Love during Pope's Visit to Korea
Religious Sisters in South Korea react to Pope Francis kissing a baby
Warm atmosphere during Holy Mass at Daejeon World Cup Stadium
Images inside Pope Francis flight to South Korea
The tombs of the early Christians
Missionaries of Africa, called "the White Fathers"
Italian youth give testimony after mission to Peru
Interview with Iraqi Ambassador to the Holy See on the persecution of Christians
New book 'The Vatican unknown'
Oct
21

Liturgical Calendar

October 21, 2014

Tuesday of the Twenty-Ninth Week in Ordinary Time

All readings:
Today »
This year »

Catholic Daily

Gospel of the Day

Lk 12:35-38

Gospel
Date
10/21/14
10/20/14
10/19/14

Daily Readings


First Reading:: Eph 2: 12-22
Gospel:: Lk 12: 35-38

Saint of the Day

St. Romuald »

Saint
Date
10/21/14

Homily of the Day

Lk 12:35-38

Homily
Date
10/21/14
10/20/14
10/19/14