• Dan C

    Caritatis in Veritate.

    Very good and discusses worker also, with a clear concise authority.

  • Nick R

    The compendium especially is amazing. I only read it recently, and it lays everything out very clearly and in a nicely defined order, whereas the encyclicals can be more scattered and meandering.

  • Kate

    Not papal -but I thing a must read is Belloc’s “Servile State.” It more points out how we end up in a state where papal documents are needed to explain the rights of workers.

  • j. blum

    There’s always “The Outline of Sanity” as well. Chesterton’s Utopia of Usurers was before he formally converted, but it has some tidbits related to the Outline.