"The book's 250 pages of carefully selected quotations from ancient and modern documents are wonderfully indexed by sources (25 pp.) and by vigorous topics and inviting subtopics (165 pp.). For achieving peace, there are so many connections, either in place or waiting to be made." (Rev. Philip C. Fischer, S.J. Review for Religious
"The new Compendium of the Social Doctrine of the Church, released in March in the United States, makes it unmistakably clear that the Church proposes something much more profound --Rev. Philip C. Fischer, S.J.
From the Back Cover
This Compendium is a unique, unprecedented document in the history of the Church. It serves as a tool to inspire and guide the faithful who are faced with moral and pastoral challenges daily. Parts include -God's plan of love for humanity -The family, the vital cell of society -Social doctrine and ecclesial action -For a civilazation of love -Index of references -Analytical index