Category Archives: Gaudium et Spes

Gaudium et Spes 89

Picking up with Gaudium et Spes 89 today: Since, in virtue of her mission received from God, the Church preaches the Gospel to all (people) and dispenses the treasures of grace, she contributes to the ensuring of peace everywhere on … Continue reading

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Gaudium et Spes 88

We’re getting close to the end¬†with¬†Gaudium et Spes 88, we read first of the danger of scandal from wealthy Christian nations neglecting the basic duty of charity: Christians should cooperate willingly and wholeheartedly in establishing an international order that includes … Continue reading

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Gaudium et Spes 87

Gaudium et Spes treats concerns about population pressure. First, the bishops acknowledge the reality of concern with overpopulation: International cooperation is needed today especially for those peoples who, besides facing so many other difficulties, likewise undergo pressures due to a … Continue reading

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Gaudium et Spes 86

Gaudium et Spes gets a bit more specific on guidelines for international economic policy … The following norms seem useful for such cooperation: a) Developing nations should take great pains to seek as the object for progress to express and … Continue reading

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Gaudium et Spes 85

Gaudium et Spes 85 deals with international economic cooperation: The present solidarity of (hu)mankind also calls for a revival of greater international cooperation in the economic field. Although nearly all peoples have become autonomous, they are far from being free … Continue reading

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Gaudium et Spes 84

Link here, but the text of section 84 is: In view of the increasingly close ties of mutual dependence today between all the inhabitants and peoples of the earth, the apt pursuit and efficacious attainment of the universal common good … Continue reading

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Gaudium et Spes 83

Gaudium et Spes begins a second section in its examination of war and peace entitled: Setting Up An International Community. First comes the acknowledgement of human sin: In order to build up peace above all the causes of discord among … Continue reading

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