Back in 2016, I wrote a series of pieces on Catholic Social Teaching for the National Catholic Register. Recently, one of my readers suggested I should make that series available again since there is growing interest in that Best Kept Secret of Catholic teaching.
So, la voila!:
and Solidarity (Part 2).
My general disclaimer to American readers is this: If you are on the Right, you will generally like the Dignity of the Human Person stuff and a (radically whittled down and distorted version of Subsidiarity acceptable to Libertarians). If you are on the Left, you will like the Common Good and Solidarity stuff. Rare indeed are Americans who like the whole thing.
For that reason, whatever offends you most is what you should try the hardest to understand since, if you only listen the Church when she tells you what you want to hear, it is not the Faith you believe, but yourself.
Lemme know what you think,