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    7 Themes Of Catholic Social Teaching With #ProjectCST

    The Catholic Church has a long tradition of wisdom to help us build a just society. Here are 7 Themes that we sort of boil it down to. Wanna learn more? Join Team #ProjectCST!

    1. Life and Dignity of the Human Person

    The Catholic Church proclaims that human life is sacred and that the dignity of the human person is the foundation of the moral vision for society. ALL Catholic Social Teaching STARTS with this gem.

    Every Single Person is a one of a kind child of God

    2. Call to Family, Community, and Participation

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    The individual person is not only sacred but also social - you know, interacts with others. So, how we organize our society and communities impacts how we treat others with dignity.

    We believe all people have a right and a duty to participate in society, to help the community seek the common good for all, especially the poor and vulnerable.

    3. Rights and Responsibilities

    Catholic Social Teaching reminds us that every person has a fundamental right to life and a right to those things required for human decency. And along with these rights, just like Spider-man's powers, these rights make us responsible to our families, and to the larger society.

    4. Option for the Poor and Vulnerable

    The best test for a society is to look at how it's poor and vulnerable are being treated.

    Catholic Social Teaching asks us to always be mindful of those who are poor and in need when setting up laws and systems. Do they have a voice?

    5. The Dignity of Work and the Rights of Workers

    Work is way more than a way to make a living! Its how we humans participate in God's creation!

    Catholic Social Teaching calls us to respect the right of people to find work, get paid decent dough. and organize or join unions to protect rights.

    6. Solidarity

    [Solidarity] is a firm and persevering determination to commit oneself to the common good; that is to say, to the good of all and of each individual, because we are all really responsible for all.

    7. Care for God's Creation

    Care for the earth is so much more than an Earth Day slogan! Our Catholic Social Teaching makes it a requirement of our faith!We need to care for the people AND the planet all the people live on!