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The Red Vineyard - Vincent Van Gogh

1891: Leo XIII’s encyclical Rerum Novarum (On the Condition of the Working Classes)

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Rerum Novarum was a groundbreaking encyclical from Pope Leo Xlll in 1891 that laid the foundation for modern Catholic Social Teaching. It directly took up the issue of the dignity and rights of workers in a rapidly changing world where industrialisation had created an ever widening gap between the materially rich and the working poor.

The Red Vineyard - Vincent Van Gogh

1891: Leo XIII’s encyclical Rerum Novarum (On the Condition of the Working Classes)

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Rerum Novarum was a groundbreaking encyclical from Pope Leo Xlll in 1891 that laid the foundation for modern Catholic Social Teaching. It directly took up the issue of the dignity and rights of workers in a rapidly changing world where industrialisation had created an ever widening gap between the materially rich and the working poor.

Social Justice Sunday

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From 2020 forward, Social Justice Sunday will be celebrated on the last Sunday of August. Previously it was celebrated on the last Sunday in September. A Long Tradition The celebration of Social Justice Sunday is a long tradition in the Catholic Church in Australia. For… Read More »Social Justice Sunday

New Name Reflects Key Focus

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Our Bishops have already met their first action commitment from the Social Justice Statement Cry of the Earth, Cry of the Poor – the Office for Social Justice has the new name the Office for Justice, Ecology and Peace.

The Red Vineyard - Vincent Van Gogh

1891: Leo XIII’s encyclical Rerum Novarum (On the Condition of the Working Classes)

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Rerum Novarum was a groundbreaking encyclical from Pope Leo Xlll in 1891 that laid the foundation for modern Catholic Social Teaching. It directly took up the issue of the dignity and rights of workers in a rapidly changing world where industrialisation had created an ever widening gap between the materially rich and the working poor.

The Red Vineyard - Vincent Van Gogh

1891: Leo XIII’s encyclical Rerum Novarum (On the Condition of the Working Classes)

  • by

Rerum Novarum was a groundbreaking encyclical from Pope Leo Xlll in 1891 that laid the foundation for modern Catholic Social Teaching. It directly took up the issue of the dignity and rights of workers in a rapidly changing world where industrialisation had created an ever widening gap between the materially rich and the working poor.