Church Social Teaching

The Church’s social teaching is a rich treasure of wisdom about building a just society and living lives of holiness amidst the challenges of modern society.

The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops summarizes the themes of Catholic Social Teaching on their website

Pope Benedict XVI wrote a wonderful encyclical on the Church's social teaching, "Caritas in Veritate" or "Charity in Truth".  See the Vatican website:

Saint Anthony Messenger Press has an excellent summary of Charity in Truth: