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Mercy in action : the social teachings of Pope Francis

Author: Thomas Massaro
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Mercy in Action explores Pope Francis's remarkable efforts to renew Catholic social teaching. The book examines what he has said, done, and written on six critical issues--economic inequality, worker justice, the environment, family life, refugees, and peacemaking--and highlights both continuity and change in Catholic social teaching. -- Provided by publisher.
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Massaro, Thomas, 1961-
Mercy in action.
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, 2018
(DLC) 2018001617
Named Person: Francis, Pope; Francis, Pope; Franziskus, Papst
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Massaro
ISBN: 9781442271739 1442271736 9781442271746 1442271744
OCLC Number: 1014036222
Description: x, 208 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: The Roots Of The Social Thought Of Pope Francis --
Economic Justice: Challenging Economic Inequality --
Promoting Labor Justice In A Globalized Economic Order --
A Bold Call For Integral Ecology --
Promoting Health Family Life In Challenging Times --
Tireless Advocacy For The World's Most Marginalized People: Migrants, Refugees, And The Victims Of Human Trafficking --
The Mission To Peacemaking And Conflict Transformation In Our Time --
Conclusion
Other Titles: Social teachings of Pope Francis
Responsibility: Thomas Massaro, SJ, Santa Clara University.

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Massaro masterfully explores and explains what Pope Francis has added to Catholic social teaching and how he also builds on previous social teaching by popes such as Paul VI, John Paul II, and Read more...

 
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