Social Doctrine of the Church - 3rd Trimester 2020/21

3.5 ECTs / Trimester-Long Course / English

The present course attempts a presentation of the doctrine of the Catholic Church on social issues, with special attention to the economic topics, describing themes, documents and proposals. Its purpose is to allow the students to have an axiological evaluation of the social, and in particular economic questions, based on the Christian values and commandments. In the end, the participants must know the position of the Catholic Church on the great social topics and the main documents, which define it.

Prerequisites: None


Full Professor
João César das Neves, born in 1957, married, father of four, is full professor at CATÓLICA-LISBON. Currently President of the Ethics Commitee of CATÓLICA…