Catholic Social Teaching: An Account of Reality
Stephen White of Catholic University reflects on Catholic Social Teaching, which is more than a set of policies or practices:
“But the Church is not a political convention; her social teaching is not a party platform. When Catholics treat the social magisterium in this way, they only reinforce the notion that doctrine is at best a species of moralizing, at worst an act of power and manipulation, rather than what it is: an account of reality.”
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