18 Articles

​Reflections on the Good Samaritan

An article by Ana Marta Gonzalez published in the December 2018 issue of ‘Scripta Theologica’.

Fostering Interior Life

What is the Common Good?

In his recent encyclical ‘Fratelli Tutti’, Pope Francis stresses the importance of striving to bring about the "common good." What is the meaning of the "common good," and how can we help further it in the world around us?

Fostering Interior Life

eBook: Encyclical "Fratelli Tutti"

Download Pope Francis' recent encyclical "Fratelli Tutti" in ePub and Mobi format.

Christian Life

"Progress in society requires giving oneself from the heart"

In his 30 September general audience, Pope Francis continued his catechesis on the Church's social teaching, stressing the need "to keep our eyes fixed on Jesus."

From the Church and the Pope

Solidarity and Subsidiarity

In his 23 September general audience, Pope Francis continued his catechesis on the Church's social teaching, stressing the importance of both solidarity and subsidiarity.

From the Church and the Pope

Seeing Creation as a Gift

In his 16 September general audience, Pope Francis continued his catechesis on the Church's social teaching, stressing the need to "care for our common home."

From the Church and the Pope

Love and the Common Good

Continuing his catechesis on the Church's social teaching, Pope Francis explains the meaning of the "common good" in his 9 September general audience.

From the Church and the Pope

Solidarity and the Virtue of Faith

In his 2 September general audience, Pope Francis continued his catechesis on the Church's social teaching, meeting with people face to face for the first time after many months.

From the Church and the Pope

The Universal Destination of Goods and Hope

In his 26 August general audience, Pope Francis continued his catechesis on the Church's social teaching.

From the Church and the Pope

"Preferential option for the poor is at the centre of the Gospel"​​

In his 19 August general audience, Pope Francis continued his catechesis on the Church's social teaching.

From the Church and the Pope