Resources on Social Justice and the Promotion of the Common Good

Sharing Catholic SociaReflections of the U.S. Catholic Bishops. The Summary Report of the Task Force on Catholic Social Teaching and Catholic Education. 



first-things-callFirst Things is published by The Institute on Religion and Public Life, an interreligious, nonpartisan research and education institute whose purpose is to advance a religiously informed public philosophy for the ordering of society.



Catholics Confront Global Poverty—an initiative of USCCB and Catholic Relief Services 




witherspoon-instituteAnderson, Ryan T. Liberty, Justice, and the Common Good: Political Principles for 2012 and Beyond. Public Discourse is an online publication of the Witherspoon Institute that seeks to enhance the public understanding of the moral foundations of free societies. 




article-call-icon-hispanicsCompendium of the Social Doctrine of the Church published by the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace (Available on

article-call-icon-hispanicsPennock, Michael Francis, Catholic Social Teaching; Learning and Living Justice, Ave Maria Press, 2000.

article-call-icon-hispanicsShah, Timothy Samuel. Religious Freedom: Why Now? Defending an Embattled Human Right, The Witherspoon Institute 2012