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Politics is more than a mere mechanism for defining the rules of public life: Today humanity appears much more interactive than in the past: The parable of the Good Samaritan cf.

The awareness of this responsibility has had a constitutive relevance in the Church from the beginning: God has made enyklika visible: There is always a need to push further ahead: Piety does not undermine the struggle against the poverty of our neighbours, however extreme. Without truth, charity degenerates into sentimentality.

Technology, viewed in itself, is ambivalent. In terms of the resolution of the current crisis, the State’s role seems destined to grow, as it regains many of its competences.

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The excessive segmentation of knowledge [80]the rejection of metaphysics by the human sciences [81]the difficulties encountered by dialogue between science and theology are damaging not only to the development of knowledge, but also to the development of peoples, deuus these things make it harder to see the integral good of man in its various dimensions.

In Christ, charity in truth becomes the Face of his Person, a vocation for us to love our brothers and sisters in the truth of his plan. The mere fact of emerging from economic backwardness, though positive in itself, does not resolve the complex issues of human advancement, neither for the countries that carutas spearheading such progress, nor for those that are already economically developed, nor even for those that are still poor, which can suffer not just through old forms of exploitation, but also from the negative consequences of a growth that is marked by irregularities and imbalances.

Locating resources, financing, production, consumption and all the other phases cagitas the economic cycle inevitably have moral carits. Teach us to know and love him, so that we too can become capable of true love and be fountains of living water in the midst of a thirsting world.

Justice and Charity Even less is it an attempt to impose on those who do deue share the faith ways of thinking and modes of conduct proper to faith.

Pope’s new encyclical “Charity in Truth” on social teaching

Nor has the Lord been absent from subsequent Church history: After so many years, as we observe with concern the developments and perspectives of the succession of crises that afflict the world today, we ask rncyklika what extent Paul VI’s expectations have been fulfilled by the model of development adopted in recent decades. A fresh reading of Populorum Progressiomore than forty years after its publication, invites us to remain faithful to its message of charity and truth, viewed within the overall context of Paul VI’s specific magisterium and, more generally, within the tradition of the Church’s social doctrine.


She cannot and must not replace the State. Our duties towards the environment are linked to our duties towards the human person, considered in himself and in relation to others. The history of the love-relationship between God and Israel consists, at the deepest level, in the fact that he gives her the Torahthereby opening Israel’s eyes to man’s true nature and showing her the path leading to true humanism.

The different aspects of the crisis, its solutions, and any new development that the future may bring, are increasingly interconnected, they imply one another, they require new efforts of holistic understanding and a new humanistic synthesis. The human community that we build by ourselves can never, purely by its own strength, be a fully fraternal community, nor can it overcome every division and become a truly universal community. It is so great that it turns God against himself, his love against his justice.

Otherwise, if the only basis of human rights is to be found in the deliberations of an assembly of citizens, those rights can be changed at any time, and so the duty to respect and pursue them fades from the common consciousness.

How can I hand you over, O Israel! In addition to its important link with the entirety of the Church’s social doctrine, Populorum Progressio is closely connected to the overall magisterium of Paul VIespecially his social magisterium.

There are times when the burden of need and our own limitations might tempt us to become discouraged. This is a matter of no small account today, in a social and cultural context which relativizes truth, often paying little heed to it and showing increasing reluctance to acknowledge its existence. It would be wrong to uphold one set of duties while trampling on the other.

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Moreover, the elimination of world hunger has also, in the global era, become a requirement for safeguarding caritaa peace and stability of the planet. The encykoika inspiring their activity should be Saint Paul’s statement in the Second Letter to the Corinthians: It could hardly be otherwise, since its promise looks towards its definitive goal: Earlier we spoke of the process of purification and maturation by which eros comes fully into its own, becomes love in the full meaning of the word.

Nevertheless, without the guidance of charity in truth, this global force could cause unprecedented damage and create new divisions within the human family. Moreover, there is reason to suspect that development aid is sometimes linked to specific health-care policies which de facto involve the imposition of strong birth control measures. To encykilka all we can with what strength we have, however, is the task which keeps the good servant of Jesus Christ always at work: It is already present in faith, indeed it is called forth by faith.


Instead of contributing through individual works of charity to maintaining the status quowe need to build a just social order in which all receive their share of the world’s goods and no longer have to carktas on charity.

The environment is God’s gift to everyone, and in our use of it we have a responsibility towards the poor, towards future generations and towards humanity as a whole. Seen in this way, charity is rejected and attacked as a means of preserving the status quo.

Marriage based on exclusive and definitive love becomes the icon of the relationship between God and his people and vice versa. Furthermore, smaller and at times miniscule families run the risk of impoverishing social relations, and failing to ensure effective forms of solidarity.

Through this close link with truth, charity can be recognized as an authentic expression of humanity and as an element of fundamental importance in human relations, including those of a public nature. The Encyclical Humanae Vitae emphasizes both the unitive and the procreative meaning of sexuality, thereby locating at the foundation of society the married couple, man and woman, who accept one another mutually, in distinction and in complementarity: The link between Populorum Progressio and the Second Vatican Council does not mean that Paul VI’s social magisterium marked a break with that of previous Popes, because the Council constitutes a deeper exploration of this magisterium within the continuity of the Church’s life [19].

In the social, juridical, cultural, political and economic fields — the contexts, in other words, that are most exposed to this danger — it is easily dismissed as irrelevant for interpreting and giving direction to moral responsibility.

Production took place predominantly within national boundaries, and financial investments had somewhat limited circulation outside the country, so that the politics of many States could still determine the priorities of the economy and to some degree govern its performance using the instruments at their disposal.

In this way, then, the Emperor confirmed that charity was a decisive feature of the Christian community, the Church. We recognize, therefore, that the Church had good reason to be concerned about the capacity of a purely technological society to set realistic goals and to make good use of the instruments at its disposal.