Loading
New app promotes Catholic social teaching
File photo/CNA.
File photo/CNA.

.- A new iPhone and iPad application from a Washington, D.C., think tank aims to spread Catholic social teaching through Church documents, news and commentary.

The Ethics and Public Policy Center said its free app is “a great resource for politicians, journalists, teachers, students and anyone who wishes to better understand the Church’s teaching on issues of economics, politics and culture.”

The Catholic Social Teaching App provides a selection of papal encyclicals ranging from Pope Francis’ 2013 “Lumen Fidei” back to Pope Leo XII’s 1891 “Rerum Novarum.” It includes documents from the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith on bioethics and Catholic political participation, as well as Pope Francis’ apostolic exhortation on evangelization, “Evangelii Gaudium.”

The app provides commentaries from Catholic and non-Catholic writers about Catholic teaching and current events. Authors include Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York, Archbishop Jose H. Gomez of Los Angeles, Archbishop Charles J. Chaput of Philadelphia and Bishop James Conley of Lincoln, Neb.

Other writers on Catholic topics include former U.S. Ambassador to the Holy See Mary Ann Glendon, Fr. Richard John Neuhaus, Michael Sean Winters, George Weigel, Father Robert Barron, Russell Shaw, James Kalb, Hadley Arkes, Patrick Deneen and Ryan Anderson.

The app also provides news from Catholic News Agency, EWTN News, Catholic News Service and other sources.

Search and cross-reference functions help users find content about topics that interest them.

The app’s promoter, the Ethics and Public Policy Center, was founded in 1976. According to its website, its goal is the application of “the Judeo-Christian moral tradition to critical issues of public policy.”

The Catholic Social Teaching App is available for download from Apple’s App Store. Its content is also available at the app’s website, http://catholicsocialteaching.eppc.org.

Tags: Catholic Social Teaching, Technology


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

Pilgrimage from Czech Republic to Assisi and Rome for intentions
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'
A Look at India from Rome
3D Church mapping
#PAUSEforPeace Initiative
Dedicating art to San Juan de la Cruz
A state without territory elects new government
The renewal of the Legionaries of Christ
Presentation of the book "The Pastor"
Aug
29

Liturgical Calendar

August 29, 2014

The Passion of Saint John the Baptist

All readings:
Today »
This year »

Catholic Daily

Gospel of the Day

Mk 6:17-29

Gospel
Date
08/29/14
08/28/14
08/27/14

Daily Readings


First Reading:: 1 Cor 1: 17-25
Gospel:: Mk 6: 17-29

Homily of the Day

Mk 6:17-29

Homily
Date
08/29/14
08/28/14
08/27/14

Ads by AdsLiveMedia.com

Ads by AdsLiveMedia.com
     HTML
Text only
Headlines
  

Follow us: