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1987: Pope John Paul II’s encyclical Sollicitudo Rei Socialis (‘On Social Concerns’)

30 December 2021 All day

“Pope John Paul II’s 1987 social encyclical Sollicitudo rei Socialis marks the twentieth anniversary of Populorum ProgressioSollicitudo rei Socialis is also known by the English title On Social Concerns. It was the first major Catholic Social Teaching document to mark the anniversary of a social encyclical other than Rerum Novarum.” Source: Social Spirituality

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