Social Justice Resources

Catholic Social Teaching Links

The Social Agenda – A collection of magisterial texts

This collection of magisterial texts is a publication of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, The Vatican.

The Social Agenda download

The collection of magisterial texts, a publication of the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace, The Vatican, in PDF format for download.

Various documents on Justice and Peace 

Documents of Popes, Bishops, and Councils about Justice and Peace published on the JustPeace Web Ring by the Archbishop Oscar Romero Catholic Worker House.

Social Action Office – Catholic Social Teaching

The Social Action Office (SAO) has prepared three modules on aspects of Catholic Social Teaching.

Catholic Social Teaching – faith in a better world

CST offers information and resources about the Church’s teaching on social, political and economic issues.


Social Justice Organisation Sites

Australian Catholic Social Justice Council 

The ACSJC was set up by the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference in 1987 as the national justice and peace agency of the Catholic Church in Australia.

Social Justice Committee, CLRI (NSW)

Social Justice Committee of the Conference of Leaders of Religious Institutes NSW.

Social Action Office, (Australia)

Social Action Office of the Conference of Leaders of Religious Institutes (Queensland).

Sisters of Charity Advocacy Network

The Sisters of Charity Advocacy Network (SCAN)  is built on a foundation of Catholic social teaching which offers principles for reflection, criteria for judgement and guidelines for action.

Edmund Rice Centre

Edmund Rice Centre, a social justice office established by the Christian Brothers. ERC is involved in a range of projects and activities across the four areas of its operation in research, community education, advocacy and networking.

Jesuit Refugee Service

Jesuit Refugee Service is an international Catholic organisation with a mission to accompany, serve and advocate on behalf of refugees and other forcibly displaced persons.

Office for Social Justice, St Paul and Minneapolis

The work of Catholic Charities, including that of the Office for Social Justice, is deeply rooted in Catholic social teaching. The office offers a variety of workshops and materials about this body of work, and many of these are available here on their website.