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Catholic Social Teaching

Course: 105

Grade Level:
Course Length:
1 Semester
.5 Credit



Course Description:

This course is primarily concerned with the social vocation of man.  Students will be introduced to the basic principles of Catholic social teaching to address certain questions such as how should society be structured to protect the dignity and rights of the human person, to foster justice and to limit or eliminate injustice, and to encourage and promote the common good? The answers involve not only my individual moral choices; it also involves everyone else in our society at the civil, economic, and political level.  The purpose of this course is to introduce the reasonableness of Catholic social principles as a way to begin to address societal issues. 

Textbook/Class Resources:

9781612786902, Vogt, Saints and Social Justice, Our Sunday Visitor Publishing, 2014