Here is a list of all the social encyclicals of the Catholic Church

Starting in the 19th century, popes began to use their encyclicals to address hot-button social issues of their time. Each pope addressed a different issue, but built upon the legacy that the previous pontiffs created. Rerum Novarum On May 15, 1891, Leo XIII wrote Rerum Novarum, deploring the inhumane working conditions of the working class. Quadragesimo... Continue Reading →

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