US Bishops Conference

OVERVIEW

The United States bishops have stated the Church’s social teaching is integral to its identity and mission and they seek a renewed commitment to integrate and to share the riches of the Church’s social teaching. Modern Catholic social teaching has been articulated through a tradition of papal, conciliar, and episcopal documents. A selection of statements by U.S. bishops on various social issues is offered here.


GENERAL CATHOLIC SOCIAL TEACHING


CARE FOR CREATION


CITIZENSHIP


CRIMINAL JUSTICE


DOMESTIC VIOLENCE


DIVERSITY & RACISM


ECONOMIC JUSTICE & LOCAL POVERTY ISSUES


ELDERS


HUMAN TRAFFICKING


IMMIGRANTS/REFUGEES


GLOBAL SOLIDARITY


LABOR/RIGHTS OF WORKERS


PEACE & NON-VIOLENCE


RESPECT LIFE


OTHER DOCUMENTS