Catholic Social Doctrine

You might be surprised that the Catholic Church has a rich, full, and long-developed view of the relationship between our faith and our political life as citizens. With the Republican National Convention coming in August to our St. Peter neighborhood, it is especially important to understand how Catholics can approach politics, public policy, and elections with integrity.

 “Catholic Social Teaching and American Political Life”

What does the Church say about voting? What does the Church say about Politics?
What does the Church say about wealth inequality?
About political parties? About health care policy?


         Overview of Catholic Social Teaching  Deacon Clarke and Fr. John
PowerPoint Slides presentation link
Two Feet of Love in Action


          Consistent Ethic of Life  Fr. John and Deacon Clarke
Fr. John's Slides
Video link: Life and Dignity of the Human Person