The Catholic Church has provided an evolving framework, for well over a century, to deal with economic issues. This article examines the past century of Catholic social teaching on the economic order, with particular emphasis on the papal social encyclicals. Focuses on three key aspects of the Church’s social teachings: economic systems, private property and labor. Suggests key areas for further research.
Journal of Management History (Archive) – Emerald Publishing
Published: Aug 1, 1999
Keywords: Labour; Capital; Economics; Religion