Welcome! This site offers infomation and resources about the Church's teaching on social, political and economic issues.
“The theological dimension is needed both for interpreting and for solving present day problems in human society” Saint John Paul II
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Introduction to Catholic Social Teaching
Watch Cardinal Vincent Nichols’ introduction to Catholic Social Teaching.
Join Progressio in celebrating 75 years of putting human rights at the centre of development. This ecumenical service with a homily from the Cardinal will be held on Monday 2nd November from 5.45pm at the Temple Church, Temple.
Global Climate Change Week – 19 – 25 October 2015
Heythrop is proud to participate in Global Climate Change Week, an international movement of academic staff, tailoring their lectures and putting on other organised events in the build up to COP21, the UN Climate Conference in Paris. GCCW aims to engage the whole academic community worldwide in climate change reflection and action. Show your support by attending an Open Lecture (Heythrop students/staff only), attending a talk, or finding out about an environmental charity.Download the GCCW programme of events (PDF)
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