Catholic Teaching on Work

 

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Compendium of the Social Doctrine of the Church On Work

CHAPTER SIX
HUMAN WORK

I. BIBLICAL ASPECTS
a. The duty to cultivate and care for the earth
b. Jesus, a man of work
c. The duty to work

II. THE PROPHETIC VALUE OF “RERUM NOVARUM”

III. THE DIGNITY OF WORK
a. The subjective and objective dimensions of work
b. The relationship between labour and capital
c. Work, the right to participate
d. The relationship between labour and private property
e. Rest from work

IV. THE RIGHT TO WORK
a. Work is necessary
b. The role of the State and civil society in promoting the right to work
c. The family and the right to work
d. Women and the right to work
e. Child labour
f. Immigration and work
g. The world of agriculture and the right to work

V. THE RIGHTS OF WORKERS
a. The dignity of workers and the respect for their rights
b. The right to fair remuneration and income distribution
c. The right to strike

VI. SOLIDARITY AMONG WORKERS
a. The importance of unions
b. New forms of solidarity

VII. THE “NEW THINGS” OF THE WORLD OF WORK
a. An epoch-making phase of transition
b. Social doctrine and the “new things”

Articles on the Compendium of the Catholic Church
by the Catholic Commission for Social Justice from Catholic News

Compendium of the Catholic Church
by the Catholic Commission for Social Justice
PART 80 - Solidarity among workers: The importance of unions - December 31
PART 79 - The rights of workers: The right to stirke - December 17
PART 78 - The rights of workers: Fair remuneration and income distribution - December 10
PART 77 - The dignity of workers and the respect for their rights - December 3
PART 76 - The world of agriculture and the right to work - November 26
PART 75 - Immigration and work - implications for the Caribbean - November 19
PART 74 - Child labour - November 12
PART 73 - Women and the right to work - November 5
PART 72 - Enjoying the right to work must not disrupt family life - October 29
PART 71 - Role of the State and civil society - October 22
PART 70 - Everyone has a right to work - October 15
PART 69 - Work is necessary- October 8
PART 68 - Rest from work - October 1
PART 67 - The relationship between labour and private property - September 24
PART 66 - Work, the right to participate - September 17
PART 65 - Maintaining the proper balance in the globalised economy - September 10
PART 64 - Relationship between labour and capital - September 3
PART 63 - The social aspect of work - August 27
PART 62 - Subjective and objective dimensions of work - August 20
PART 61 - The importance of labour standards - August 13
PART 60 - The duty to work - August 6
PART 59 - Jesus, a man of work 2 - July 30
PART 58 - Jesus, a man of work 1 - Underworked and overworked - July 23
PART 57 - Human work - The duty to cultivate and care for the earth 2- Work and rest - July 9
PART 56 - Human work - The duty to cultivate and care for the earth - July 2