opposing every form of injustice and working to promote justice for all people
the value and worth we share because God created us in his image and likeness
what is social justice based on
the fact that all people have human dignity
the right to life
humanity's most basic human right
How does our Catholic understanding of justice reach beyond what is usual in our society
God calls us to exceed to a justice that exceeds the boundaries of what most people are willing to give-especially to those who are poor, oppressed, neglected or in need in any way.
When we strive for a justice that exceeds the boundaries of what is usual in our society, we are seeking....................?
conduct in conformity with God's will
is realized when everyone lives in true harmony with one another another and with God's creation.
what are like 2 sides of the same coin, or are closely connected
peace and justice
what will bring about peace
what contradicts peace and is against God's loving will for us
one type of violence that takes place in the family and is an assult against human dignity
Name different types of violence
domestic, abortion, euthanasia, murder, suicide, terrorism. war, death penalty, environmental waste and pollution, scandal.
the direct termination of life of an unborn baby
'mercy killing' to kill someone to relieve suffering. (a dying person can refuse treatment)
to deliberately take someone's life
to take one's own life
violence that intentionally targets innocent civilians, misusing our political views to intimidate or attack innocent people
a violent means to resolve a conflict. We should try to use non violent means to resolve conflicts
environmental waste and pollution
the destruction of those things in creation that god gave us to support life
an attitude or behavior which leads another to do evil
catholic social teaching
teaching of the church that calls all members to work for justice and peace as jesus did
the catholic social teaching, teaches us to build .....?
love. 'for love is the only force that can lead to to personal and social perfection
the well being of every individual person and of the whole society to which everyone belongs
themes of catholic social teaching
life and dignity of human perosn, call to family, community and participation, rights and responsibilities of the human person, option for the poor and vilnerable, dignity of work and the rights of workers, solidarity of the human family, care for gods creation
summarize each theme of catholic social teaching