Frank Turner, SJ Las ideas sobre el desarrollo también cambian, se desarrollan podríamos decir. No nos podemos imaginar hoy, tal y como mucha gente pensaba
Tag: Caritas in Veritate
Sustainable Development – What we are learning
Frank Turner, SJ Ideas of development themselves develop. We do not imagine today, as many people did in the so-called ‘development’ decade of the 1960s,
La reconciliación con la Creación y cómo podemos colaborar nosotros
Pedro Walpole presenta algunos aspectos de la Doctrina Social de la Iglesia en relación con las cuestiones desarrollo humano y la ecología, y su mutua
Reconciliation with Creation and how we can help
Pedro Walpole shares on Catholic social teachings as these relate to the context of human development and natural ecology, and their integration. He shares nine
Faith and the Environment: European Parliament Conference on Caritas in Veritate
Frank Turner participated in the conference in the European Parliament about the Encyclical “Caritas in Veritate” jointly organized by the European Popular Group and the Commission of the Bishops of European Union (COMECE).
Taking up a point that has been raised indirectly today, but not discussed directly, I want to add a preliminary note about ‘Catholic Social Teaching’ (henceforth ‘CST’) as a genre: about documents such as Caritas in Veritate, and how we best read them. Such documents have a key role in the Church – and have some inherent limitations, just as to choose any mode of writing is to accept certain opportunities and certain limitations. In particular, an encyclical is neither a work of political analysis, nor a work of theology as such: it is precisely teaching.