Papal Encyclicals

Papal Encyclicals


On Peace and Social Justice

Pope Benedict XVI:
Caritas In Veritate Love in Truth
Deus Caritas Est God is Love

Pope John Paul II:
Centesimus Annus The Hundredth Year
Sollicitudo Rei Socialis On Social Concerns
Laborem Exercens On Human Work

Pope Paul VI:
Octogesima Adveniens A Call to Action
Populorum Progressio On the Development of Peoples

Pope John XXIII:
Pacem in Terris Peace on Earth
Mater et Magistra Christianity and Social Progress

Pope Pius XI:
Quadragesimo Anno After Forty Years

Pope Leo XIII:
Rerum Novarum On Capital and Labor