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Social Doctrine and the Right – Part 3

The Character of Work Having previously stated that the State must intervene where necessary to secure conditions proper to the well-being of the worker, Pope Leo rejects the notion that once the proprietor and the labourer agree upon the rate…

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Social Doctrine and the Right – Part 2

Family Predates State The foundation of social order is the family, which precedes the State, being a society in microcosm. Consequently, the family has social rights and duties that are independent of the State.1 Private property is the means by…

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Christianity Among the Ruins

What does it take to succeed in life? The answer is complicated because it takes many things, from hard work to a fair shake to good luck. But if you don’t like this answer, you may refer to books that…

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