Documents of Pope Benedict XVI

This is where Catholic social doctrine has its place: it has no intention of giving the Church power over the State. Even less is it an attempt to impose on those who do not share the faith ways of thinking and modes of conduct proper to faith. Its aim is simply to help purify reason and to contribute, here and now, to the acknowledgment and attainment of what is just.

Deus Caritas Est (“God is Love”), Pope Benedict XVI, 2005 #28.

Deus Caritas Est (God Is Love) 2005

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Sacramentum Caritatis (Apostolic Exhortation on the Eucharist) 2007

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Caritas in Veritate (In Charity and Truth)  2009

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