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Publications from Catholic Social Teaching

Pope Francis. The Joy of the Gospel (Evangelii Gaudium). Apostolic exhortation.  Vatican Website. November 24, 2013.  http://w2.vatican.va/content/francesco/en/apost_exhortations/documents/papa-francesco_esortazione-ap_20131124_evangelii-gaudium.html (Also available in paperback on Amazon.com)

United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. Economic Justice for All: Pastoral Letter on Catholic Social Teaching and the U.S. Economic Policy. Washington, 1986.

United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. Welcoming the Stranger Among Us: Unity in Diversity. Washington, November 15, 2000.  http://www.usccb.org/issues-and-action/cultural-diversity/pastoral-care-of-migrants-refugees-and-travelers/resources/welcoming-the-stranger-among-us-unity-in-diversity.cfm

United States Conference of Catholic Bishops. Unaccompanied Migrant Children Resource Kit. Washington, July 2014.  Various documents can be downloaded, including “Papal Letter to the Mexican Government,” “Unaccompanied Migrant Children Understood through a Catholic Social Teaching Context,” and “Building Capacity to Protect Unaccompanied and Separated Refugee Children.”  http://www.usccb.org/about/migration-policy/unaccompanied-migrant-children-resource-kit.cfm