His list includes: respect for human dignity, hearing the poor, solidarity with the poor, charity and justice, changing the culture, community, and action on behalf of justice.
Catholic social thought has some simple yet profound justice ideas to contribute to this issue, such as essential human dignity of all, reconciliation, rehabilitation, and the right to a work for a family wage.
Natural Rights." While substantially agreeing with Justice Scalia that federal judges should "be guided by constitutional text and structure," Kmiec maintains that Scalia's view does not adequately acknowledge that text and structure can be best ascertained within its natural law tradition.
While the Church does not seem to endorse any particular entitlement programs, it does tend to stress social responsibility under rubrics such as "social justice" "common good" and the "diginity of every person".
He points to the widespread discrimination in housing, education and criminal justice, and to the lack of affordable legal representation for two-thirds of the U.S.
Gardner then examines the "relationships between justice, law, and virtue in Puritanism, in Locke, and in the founding documents of the American Republic." Gardner concludes that justice can be interpreted from a covenantal perspective that includes law and virtue, human rights and the common good.
Suicide reemerged in the Renaissance, as well as in the Rationalist and Romantic eras, and is now one of the great unresolved issues in western, secular, liberal society.
Shaffer emphasizes that their clients come first and that he and his fellow attorneys at the clinic do more than just provide legal counsel: they celebrate milestones with their clients and their student lawyers make house calls.
In the first section, Regan focuses on the role of the United Nations in contemporary just war theory, and explores in detail the causes often posited for justifying military engagement.
Of particular note are the first two chapters: "The Ethics of War and Peace in the Catholic Natural Law Tradition" by John Finnis and "Just War Thinking in the Catholic Natural Law" by Joseph Boyle.
He discusses the more recent tendency to understand the historical consciousness of social encyclicals, the changing relationship between the Holy See and local churches and the Holy See’s encouragement of a more international role of local churches in social justice and human rights.
The author begins with an understanding of the meaning of "justice" and the tradition of Catholic social thought with reference to Aquinas and Rerum Novarum.
The author emphasizes the Catholic community's responsibility to prepare attorneys to defend, heal, build, and spread justice by fostering a new generation of lawyers who embrace the example of Saint Thomas More.
Ikemoto describes the Ethical and Religious Directives that shape Catholic healthcare, the justifications for trading women's health choices for the other benefits of such an alliance.
In her essay Collett discusses the need for creativity and honesty when dealing with clients, the importance of building up a sense of Christian community within the workplace, and the need to treat our families with love and justice.