A Primer on Social Justice

Publisher:  Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops, Ottawa, Canada
Year Published:  1978  
Resource Type:  Book
Cx Number:  CX788

The 1977 annual statement of the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops.

Abstract:  As a sequel to their 1977 annual statement on social justice, the Catholic Bishops of Canada are preparing a primer for use by clergy, religious, and community leaders. It consists of three workbooks examining 'Faith and Justice,' 'Justice in Canada,' and 'Justice in the Third World' respectively. In each of these books the major issues needing attention are briefly described and situated, and resources for research and action are indicated. Thus, in Canada, the bishops highlight issues such as the economic order. In the Third World they examine the question of foreign aid and investment, armaments, repression of human rights and hunger, along with many other issues,
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