Option for the Poor and for the Earth – Donal Dorr
Interview – 133 years of Catholic Social Teaching
In this interview, conducted by Bill Kemmy, Fr Dorr explains what he has added in the expanded new edition of his classic study of Catholic Social Teaching – Option for the Poor
The new edition includes five new chapters on the equality and complementarity of women; a critical examination of Pope Benedict’s first encyclical, Deus caritas est; Benedict’s encyclical Caritas in veritate; the follow-up to Caritas in veritate, “Towards Reforming the International Financial and Monetary Systems in the Context of Global Public Authority”; and the issue of ecology as it has been treated in Vatican documents for over half a century.
Throughout the book, Dorr offers a set of questions for the reader/student
Published by ORBIS BOOKS
Donal Dorr is a theologian and missionary priest who has served as a consultor to the Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace and as a resource person for the Irish Missionary Union. He is the author of ten books, including the original Option for the Poor and the award-winning Spirituality and Justice (1985).