Very comprehensive and learned overview of catholic social doctrine the authors major concern is to make sure that the passionate development of individual virtue fed by personal faith commitment is essential to catholic social action. Get this from a library church state and society an introduction to catholic social doctrine j brian benestad. Recent catholic social doctrine still holds that the highest purpose of the political community is to promote the common good1 this seems clear enough until one asks what church documents mean by the term. How can the catholic faith help not only catholics but all people build a just and flourishing society the catholic church contributes first and foremost to the common good by forming the consciences of the faithful. The catechism of the catholic church nos 2419 and following states that social doctrine is a body of teaching that began as a response to the revolutions of the 19th century pope leo xiii wrote the encyclical rerum novarum on capitol and labor in 1891 inaugurating catholic social doctrine
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