Tag: Pope Leo XIII: “Rerum Novarum” – The Role of the Church in Social Justice

Dec 2019

After talking about the importance of the family and the necessity of property for family life, the Pope then speaks of the necessity of the Church in the matter of social justice, boldly declaring: no practical solution of this question will be found apart from the intervention of religion and the Church. (16) The Church has (or had) numerous institutions that organize men in the service of human needs, organizations that operate not by means of the coercive power of the State but impelled by the love of Christ. (Cf. 2 Cor......

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